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Compton Surname History
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- Compton family history
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- Compton last name meaning & etymology
- Compton spelling & pronunciation
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Compton Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Compton may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Compton may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Compton Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Compton come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Compton come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Compton Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Compton family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Compton change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Compton were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Compton.
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Compton Family Tree
Here are a few of the Compton genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Comptons
- Bobby Compton
- Hattie Compton
- Horace Compton
- Samuel Compton
- Lawerence J Compton born 1878
- Imagene Compton/Stevens
- Sally (Morse) Compton born 1947
- Larry Compton
- Hannah Compton born 1804
- Elizabeth Cavendish Countess of Compton Burlington, Countess of Burlington 1760 - 1835