Clayton Family History
Clayton Surname History
Clayton family history has rich origins of which the particulars can be pieced together by Clayton family researchers. This Clayton research page contains the accumulated history of the Clayton family name made up of user-contributed content from users like you. The Clayton family name is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Clayton has migrated, it has evolved making its history tricky to piece together.
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The evolution of Clayton begins with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there are variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Clayton name may have changed with them. It was commonplace for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Clayton families have migrated around the world all throughout history.
Clayton country of origin
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The nationality of Clayton may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Clayton may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Clayton
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The meaning of Clayton come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. A lot of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Clayton originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
- Irving Clayton VanTassell 1858 - ?
- Jonathan Clayton 1783 - 1848
- Kansas A (Smith) Clayton
- Maxson Clayton 1785 - 1839
- Mary "Poly" Clayton 1789 - 1875
- Jess Marcellus Clayton
- Jane Clayton Bates 1839 - ?
- Carol D Clayton 1947 - ?
- Rebecca Clayton 1773 - 1860
- GEORGE CLAYTON BLOSS 1881 - ?
- Henry Clayton Parker 1904 - ?
- Marshall Clayton Solomon 1908 - ?
- David Clayton Ll
- Levi (Lee) Clayton Foster 1890 - ?
- John Clayton 1793 - 1883
- George CLAYTON
- Mary Clayton Little
- Isabella Lewis Clayton 1707 - 1742
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Famous people named Clayton
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Clayton
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Clayton. 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 Clayton family
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Clayton spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Clayton last name are important to understanding the history of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Clayton were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Clayton. Family names like Clayton change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over the years.