Adams Family History
Adams Surname History
The Adams family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Adams has spread, it has changed making its origin tricky to uncover. This page is dedicated to a detailed history of the Adams family name, Adams origins, and stories of Adams ancestors. Adams family history has a complex evolution whose details can be pieced together by Adams family researchers.
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The evolution of Adams begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
Adams ancestors have travelled around the world all throughout history. It was commonplace for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As Adams families moved between countries, the Adams name may have changed with them.
Adams country of origin
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The nationality of Adams is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Adams may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Adams
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The meaning of Adams come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Adams originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Richard Adams 1921 - 1984
- Alvan Adams 1912 - 1956
- Hazel R Adams 1921 - 1998
- Theola Adams 1922 - 2002
- Joe Adams 1929 - 1974
- Mary G Adams 1924 - 1997
- Ronnie L Adams 1958 - 2003
- Christene C Adams 1921 - 1998
- Leo Adams 1917 - 1979
- Marie Adams 1910 - 1993
- Katie D Adams 1909 - 2002
- Billy Adams 1922 - 1970
- Eugene Adams 1913 - 1982
- William L Adams 1914 - 1987
- James H Adams 1914 - 1993
- William Adams 1916 - 2006
- Thearl Gibble Adams 1922 - 2008
- John Adams 1919 - 1971
- Billy Max Adams 1923 - 2009
- Ernest Adams 1909 - 1982
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Adams
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Adams. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Adams spelling variations
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Last names like Adams vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Adams were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Adams. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Adams family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.