Amis Family History
Amis Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Amis family name, Amis origins, and records of people with the Amis name. The last name Amis is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Amis has spread, it has changed making its history a challenge to unearth. Amis family history has rich origins of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Amis family researchers.
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The evolution of Amis starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not unusual for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Amis families have moved across various regions all throughout history. As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Amis name may have changed with them.
Amis country of origin
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The nationality of Amis may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Amis may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Amis
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The meaning of Amis come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Many of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Amis originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Haynes Amis
- Susan Elizabeth Elizabeth Amis Amis
- Catherine Bowling Amis 1776 - ?
- Capt. John Amis 1773 - ?
- Suzy Amis
- Thomas Jefferson Amis. 1744, IV
- William Amis
- Catherine Katie Bolling Bowling Amis
- Nancy Amis Howell
- Mary Amis Rogers
- Frances Amis
- William Amis
- Tabitha Amis
- ? Amis
- Wiley Horton Amis 1812 - ?
- Katherine Amis Bolling
- Alice Gale Amis
- James Amis
- Lucinda Amis Baker 1805 - 1878
- John Amis
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Famous people named Amis
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Amis
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Amis. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Amis spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Amis were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Amis. Family names like Amis change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Amis last name are important to understanding the history of the name.