Elam Surname History
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- Elam last name meaning & etymology
- Elam spelling & pronunciation
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Elam Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Elam may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Elam may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Elam Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Elam come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Elam originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Elam Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Elam were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Elam. Family names like Elam vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Elam last name are important to understanding the history of the name.
Last names similar to ElamEl-am, Elama, El ama, Elamaa, Elamad, El-amad, El amadi ben mahamar, Elamami, Elaman, Elamari, El amari, El-amari, El amarti, Elamason, El-ambabi, Elambasseril, Elambee, Elamberson, Elambert, Elambourgh
Elam Family Tree
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- Susan Elam
- Walter Elam
- Robert Elam, Jr. ? - 1755
- Eli Elam
- Samuel Elam
- Joshua Elam 1823 - ?
- Nancy Keeton Elam 1826 - 1917
- Gilbert Elam 1796 - 1870
- Catherine Cooley Elam 1799 - 1858
- William Cannon Elam 1767 - 1860