And to make it more confusing, children can adopt the first names of both parents. To prevent any accidental familial hookups, a company called Sad Engineers Studios created the app using information from an online genealogical database.
The collection dates back more than a thousand years and contains extensive information for more thanIcelanders. Avoiding an embarrassing hookup is a big perk, but that's not all the app does. With a small population clustered together in a relatively small space, you can see how it would be easy to be distantly related to someone without realizing it.
Subscribe to our Newsletter! Typing in a name will do the trick, but Icelanders who are face-to-face can simply bump phones for if they both have the app, that is.
So while a distinctive last name could be your saving grace in the U. So am I! Of the Boston Jingleheimer-Schmidts? Sad Engineers calls this feature "Sifjaspellsspillir," or "Incest Spoiler. Iceland—home to underpeople—is a relatively small country.
If you're thinking it can really be that big of a problem, apparently it is.