Adair Surname History
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- Adair family history
- Adair country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Adair last name meaning & etymology
- Adair spelling & pronunciation
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Adair Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Adair can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Adair may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Adair Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Adair come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Adair are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Adair Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Adair were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Adair. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Adair name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Adair transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time.
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Adair Family Tree
Here are a few of the Adair biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Adairs
- M. Adair
- Randolph & Ltolia (Lttolia) Adair
- Isabella Adair Claypool 1809 - 1867
- Pamelia Jane Adair 1837 - 1883
- Samuel Lyle Adair 1811 - 1898
- Florella Brown Adair 1816 - 1865
- Margaret Ellen Adair 1793 - 1833
- Jane Adair Holliday 1788 - 1866
- Helen Kennedy Adair 1500 - 1575
- Ann Adair Woodruff 1821 - ?