Clanton Family History
Clanton Surname History
This Clanton history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Clanton family name made up of user-uploaded content from other AncientFaces users. Clanton family history has a complex evolution whose details can be pieced together by Clanton family researchers. The Clanton family is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Clanton has spread, it has evolved making its etymology a challenge to piece together.
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The evolution of Clanton begins with the origins of thefamily name. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was not unusual for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Clanton name may have changed with them. Clanton families have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Clanton country of origin
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The nationality of Clanton is often complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Clanton may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Clanton
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The meaning of Clanton come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. A lot of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Clanton originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- John Clanton 1720 - 1781
- Drury Clanton 1744 - 1744
- Mark Clanton Duke 1787 - ?
- Mark Clanton Duke 1815 - 1887
- Nancy duke Clanton
- Mary Holt Clanton
- Elizabeth Clanton Barker 1757 - ?
- Lucy M Clanton 1875 - ?
- Abigale Abby Clanton 1742 - 1833
- John Clanton 1770 - 1814
- Drury Clanton ? - 1840
- Edward Clanton
- Elizabeth clanton Duke 1753 - ?
- Nathaniel Clanton
- Charles F Clanton 1867 - ?
- William Clanton
- Martha Patsy Clanton Barker 1753 - 1841
- Blanche Clanton
- Blanche Clanton
- Mary J Clanton 1911 - ?
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Famous people named Clanton
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Clanton
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Clanton. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Clanton spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Clanton were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Clanton. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Clanton surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Clanton transform in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over time.