Houston Family History
Houston Surname History
This page is the home for the complete history of the Houston family name, Houston etymology, and records of Houston ancestors. Houston family history has a rich and complex origin whose details are beginning to be understood by Houston family members. The Houston family name is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Houston has migrated, it has changed making its origin difficult to piece together.
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The evolution of Houston begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Houston name may have changed with them. Houston families have migrated around the world all throughout history.
Houston country of origin
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The nationality of Houston may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Houston may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Houston
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The meaning of Houston come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. A lot of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Houston originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Robert Houston Mcewen 1794 - ?
- Gasham Houston McElroy 1871 - ?
- John Houston McElroy 1829 - ?
- Earnest Houston Moake 1905 - ?
- James Houston McElroy 1883 - ?
- Nellie Houston
- Esther Houston Doak Montgomer 1755-1807) 1755 - 1807
- James Houston Gregory, Sr. 1891 - ?
- Sarah Houston Doak Mcewe 1792-1864) 1792 - 1864
- M.C. Houston Davis 1883 - ?
- Sarah / Sara Mariah Houston Tod 1730-1795) 1730 - 1795
- Thomas Edgar Houston
- M. C. Houston Davis 1880 - ?
- Clinton Houston Davis 1842 - 1905
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Famous people named Houston
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Houston
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Houston. 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 Houston family
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Houston spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Houston were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Houston. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Houston last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Houston vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over time.