Ames Family History
Ames Surname History
The Ames family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the name Ames has spread, it has changed making its etymology challenging to uncover. This Ames history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Ames surname made up of user-uploaded content from users like you. Ames family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Ames family members.
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The evolution of Ames 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 back when few people could write.
Ames ancestors have travelled around the world all throughout history. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Ames name may have changed with them.
Ames country of origin
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The nationality of Ames may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ames may be in dispute based on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Ames
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The meaning of Ames come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Ames originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
- Robert Ames
- Peace Ames Parker 1729 - 1803
- Hannah Ames Packard 1692 - 1767
- Nellie AMES
- Ella J. Snell Ames 1893 - ?
- George Fuller Ames 1892 - ?
- John Ames
- Edwin Ames 1920 - ?
- Martha (Baird) Ames
- Cecil Daniel Ames
- Ira V. Ames 1804 - ?
- Lydia Ames 1801 - ?
- Lenna Brown Ames
- Eddie Ames 1920 - ?
- William Ames, Sr. 1675 - 1712
- Thomas William Ames, Capt. 1682 - 1737
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Famous people named Ames
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Ames
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Ames. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Ames spelling variations
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Family names like Ames transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ames were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ames. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ames family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.