Abernethy Family History & Genealogy
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Abernethy Surname History
It is belved that the ABERNETHY name has it's origins in the region where the ABER and TAY rivers meet, in Scotland. The name is also seen spelled in many different forms: Abernathy, Bernathy, and thers too numerous to list here.
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Abernethy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Abernethy can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Abernethy may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Abernethy Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Abernethy come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Abernethy come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
Abernethy Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Last names like Abernethy change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Abernethy were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Abernethy. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Abernethy last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
Last names similar to AbernethyAbernethydavid, Abernethy-ha, Abernethymichael, Abernetny, Abernettey, Abernetty, Abernety, Abernfcharles, Aberngthy, Abernhardt, Aberni, Abernier, Abernithy, Abernnathy, Aberno, Abernoeb, Abernon, Abernoon, Abernot, Abernothey
Abernethy Family Tree
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- Hugh Abernethy 1272 - ?
- Jared Abernethy 1751 - ?
- Elizabeth Abernethy 1548 - 1581
- Agnes Abernethy
- Alexander Abernethy, Saltoun
- Lord William Abernethy, Saltoun 1504 - 1543
- Alexander Of Abernethy 1485 - 1527
- Helen Abernethy
- Margaret ??? Abernethy 1234 - ?
- Thomas Abernethy 1775 - 1837