Bedford Family History
Bedford Surname History
Bedford family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Bedford family researchers. The Bedford family is an old family line that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the name Bedford has spread, it has evolved making its etymology tricky to unearth. This page is a hub for the complete history of the Bedford family name, Bedford etymology, and history of Bedford ancestors.
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The evolution of Bedford starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Bedford families emigrated between countries and languages, the Bedford name may have changed with them. Bedford ancestors have travelled around the world all throughout history. It was commonplace for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language.
Bedford country of origin
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The nationality of Bedford can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Bedford may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Bedford
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The meaning of Bedford come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Bedford originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Commonly these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Abraham Bedford Venable, Jr.
- Ann Bedford Moseley 1765 - 1826
- Benjamin Bedford, Jr.
- Lord Henry Russell of Bedford 1810 - 1842
- George Bedford Turner 1846 - ?
- John Bedford Sherrill
- Benjamin Watkins Bedford 1794 - 1883
- Mary Bedford Lowe
- James William Bedford
- Thomas Bedford 1751 - 1804
- Lady Georgiana Russell of Bedford 1809 - 1867
- Lord Alexander Russell of Bedford 1821 - 1907
- Littleberry Bedford Clay 1799 - 1879
- Abraham Bedford Venable
- George Bedford Chase 1719 - ?
- George Bedford Tompkins 1892 - 1965
- Lord Cosmo Russell of Bedford 1811 - 1875
- Martha (Mattie) Bedford Bedford Martin 1808 - ?
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
- Abraham Bedford Venable, III
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Famous people named Bedford
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Bedford
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Bedford. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Bedford family
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Bedford spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Bedford name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Bedford vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Bedford were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Bedford.