Atwater Family History
Atwater Surname History
This Atwater history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Atwater family name made up of user-contributed content from other AncientFaces users. Atwater family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Atwater family researchers. The Atwater family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Atwater family has migrated, it has evolved making its origin a challenge to unearth.
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The evolution of Atwater starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because last 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. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Atwater name may have changed with them. Atwater family members have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Atwater country of origin
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The nationality of Atwater is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Atwater may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Atwater
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The meaning of Atwater come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Many of these profession-based last names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Atwater originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Mary Blackman Atwater 1615 - 1709
- Sarah Atwater 1755 - ?
- Mary Atwater 1767 - ?
- James Atwater 1697 - 1766
- Elihu Atwater 1776 - ?
- Elizabeth Allen Atwater 1706 - 1792
- Abigail Heaton Atwater Bishop 1700 - 1782
- Eunice Newton Atwater 1732 - 1801
- Mary Atwater 1695 - 1772
- Sylvester Atwater 1776 - 1776
- Abiah Atwater 1769 - ?
- Joshua Atwater 1611 - 1676
- Chester Atwater 1774 - ?
- Freeman Atwater 1766 - ?
- Abiah Tryon Atwater 1738 - 1778
- Eunice Thompson Atwater
- Chester Atwater 1772 - 1773
- Phineas Atwater 1735 - ?
- David Atwater 1777 - 1805
- Jesse Atwater 1779 - ?
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Famous people named Atwater
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Atwater
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Atwater. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Atwater spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Atwater were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Atwater. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Atwater family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Atwater transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras across time.