Ran across an interesting article tonight – Surnames that reveal Pirate ancestry. From the article:
People with the surnames Morgan, Rackham, Bonny, Read, Kidd or Teach, are being invited to discover possible connections with the likes of Blackbeard and Calico Jack, in a series of events by English Heritage. Dressing as a sea dog is optional.
Cool! The article also talked about 10 pirate facts. Go read it.