Bristol Surname History
The family history of the Bristol last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Bristol:
- Bristol family history
- Bristol country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Bristol last name meaning & etymology
- Bristol spelling & pronunciation
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Bristol Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Bristol can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Bristol may be in dispute based on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Bristol Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Bristol come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Bristol come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Bristol Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Bristol family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Bristol transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Bristol were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Bristol.
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Bristol Family Tree
Here are a few of the Bristol biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Bristols
- Carrie M Bristol-Olsen 1889 - ?
- P.D. Bristol
- Amos Bristol 1723 - 1790
- Henry Bristol 1683 - 1750
- Mary Bristol Gunn 1661 - ?
- Abigail Bristol 1666 - ?
- Esther Bristol Bunnell 1697 - 1768
- Elizabeth Bristol Downs 1699 - 1787
- Anne Hodge Bristol Clinton 1701 - ?
- Daniel Bristol 1702 - 1745