SNGF: Wordle Time

I haven’t played with Wordle before, but enjoyed having an excuse to give it a try (even though my husband is asleep in the next room and my daughter is still up, 35 minutes after bedtime).

Above are some of my family surnames. I tried just about every layout, font, and color combination possible before I finally settled on this one.

A little tip for those of you trying Wordle for the first time: if you are using random text, type or save your surnames/text into a document. If you hit “create” or the back button after you start making your Wordle, you risk losing all of your text. Unfortunately, I had to type mine twice before I figured this out (DUH) and saved to a document. Probably for the best because I forgot several names the first time.

For what it’s worth, I copied the image using  Ctrl + Alt + Print Screen and pasted it into Photoshop Elements, cropped, then saved as a JPEG.

Now… to get my kid to bed!

Copyright © by Elizabeth O’Neal

Elizabeth is a genealogy and family history researcher, writer, and consultant. She adores good grammar and spelling, and believes the Oxford Comma is just misunderstood. Thrives on large quantities of coffee. One daughter, two rescued hounds, and a plethora of missing ancestors keep her on her toes.


  1. What a terrific Wordle. I learned that I am mostly German instead of English based on how big the Brown (really Braun)word got. Love them a lot! You color scheme is much prettier than mine, BTW.

  2. Thanks, Beverly! BTW, where are your Browns from? Mine are from PA > NC > TN (Washington Co.). Cousins? ;-)


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