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Gillespie Surname History
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The nationality of Gillespie is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gillespie may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Gillespie Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Gillespie come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Gillespie come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
Gillespie Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Gillespie last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gillespie were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Gillespie. Last names like Gillespie transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over generations.
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gillespie Family Tree
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- Robert Alanson Gillespie 1847 - ?
- Almira Avery Avery Gillespie 1851 - ?
- Hattie Elizabeth Elizabeth Gillespie 1860 - ?
- Matthew Gillespie 1695 - 1728
- Margaret Gillespie 1748 - 1795
- James Gillespie 1749 - ?
- William Gillespie 1759 - 1801
- Archibald Gillespie Campbell, of Lochow
- William Gillespie
- Jemina Gillespie Tallman 1785 - ?