Herndon Family History
Herndon Surname History
This Herndon history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Herndon surname made up of user-uploaded content from users like you. Herndon family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Herndon family members. The Herndon family name is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the Herndon family has spread, it has changed making its history a challenge to uncover.
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The evolution of Herndon starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Herndon name may have changed with them. Herndon ancestors have migrated across various regions all throughout history.
Herndon country of origin
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The nationality of Herndon may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Herndon may be in dispute based on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a profession, 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 Herndon
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The meaning of Herndon come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Herndon originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- Michael Herndon 1788 - 1857
- James Herndon 1764 - 1821
- Mary Gaines Herndon 1792 - 1871
- Elizabeth Ann Herndon 1817 - 1889
- Marshall Hymer Herndon 1832 - 1869
- Doctor Aaron Herndon 47 - ?
- Frank Herndon
- Elizabeth Ann Herndon Brown 1817 - 1889
- Sarah J Seals Herndon 1796 - 1837
- Susannah Susan Ahart Herndon 1769 - 1835
- Nancy C Porter/ Herndon
- Benjamin Houston Herndon 1765 - 1805
- Mary King Herndon 1785 - 1858
- Mary Pendleton Herndon
- Catherine Herndon
- Earnest Robert Herndon 1921 - ?
- Edward Herndon 1766 - 1827
- Edward Herndon Brown 1813 - 1899
- Michael Herndon 1788 - 1857
- William Pendleton Herndon 1764 - 1847
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Famous people named Herndon
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Herndon
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Herndon. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Herndon spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Herndon were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Herndon. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Herndon surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Herndon transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries across time.