Adams Surname History
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Adams Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Adams can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Adams may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Adams Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Adams come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Adams are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Adams Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Last names like Adams change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Adams were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Adams. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Adams surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Adams Family Tree
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- Emma Adams 1850 - ?
- Benjamin Adams
- Jane (FLEMING) ADAMS 1807 - ?
- Henry S. ADAMS 1805 - 1918
- Charles Adams VEDDER
- William A. Grover Adams 1832 - ?
- Marietta Ellen (Adams) Bethurum 1859 - ?
- Marietta Ellen Adams 1859 - ?
- Charles E Adams Jr 1938 - 1915
- Barbara Lou Adams
Famous People named Adams
My Adams family is related to Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams.