Indian Surname History
The family history of the Indian last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Indian:
- Indian family history
- Indian country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Indian last name meaning & etymology
- Indian spelling & pronunciation
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Indian Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Indian is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Indian may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Indian Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Indian come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Indian come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Indian Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Indian last name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Indian were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Indian. Surnames like Indian vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over time.
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Indian Family Tree
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- POTTAWATOMI INDIAN GIRLS 1800 - ?
- Rachel Indian Scaggs
- Jimento 'James' Indian Bingham 1870 - ?
- Okemakwe Indian Woman
- Marguerite (Indian) Richard Robichaud 1682 - 1752
- "Educated Indian"
- Unknown Indian Consort
- Unknown Indian Laframboise 1770 - ?
- ? Prentice Wampanoag Prentice Indian
- Samuel Indian Bancroft, Lieutenant (b. 1711)