Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Patel Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

History and dignity of Patel
Posted by: yatin Date: October 05, 2001 at 07:07:37
  of 50

I know many of you want to change your last name. Go ahead it is your choice. But I am a patel and was born in India. I came to America and lived here since i was seven. My parents have become naturalized Citizens and so I am I. See the only thing a name like Patel does is identify you as an Indian. It can't mean I am better or worse than anyone. My name is associated with my parents and their dignity. Be proud of who You are because you didn't have a choice nor any human to be born as indian, white or chinese; So why should the name affect you. I think a lot of you want to chage your name because you don't want to live up to the expectations of your family. Killing of your name isn't going to change. I hope more people can put more history of the Patel family. I am curently writing a anthropolgy paper.


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/patel/messages/34.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network