James Family History
James Surname History
James family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by James family researchers. This James history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the James surname made up of user-uploaded content from users like you. The James family is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the James family has spread, it has changed making its origin tricky to uncover.
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The evolution of James starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As these families moved between countries, the James name may have changed with them. It was commonplace for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. James family members have migrated around the world all throughout history.
James country of origin
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The nationality of James may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of James may be in dispute as result of 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 regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name James
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The meaning of James come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like James originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
- Boyse James 1919 - 1980
- Fred James 1924 - 1983
- Margaret G James 1919 - 1999
- Earmon James 1919 - 1986
- Louis James 1891 - 1991
- Oscar James 1924 - 1975
- Clarence James 1906 - 1973
- Marie H James 1921 - 1992
- Acie D James 1919 - 2007
- Allen James 1890 - 1966
- Stovie James 1887 - 1963
- Allen James 1894 - 1959
- Raymond L James 1955 - 2004
- Edna James 1916 - 1972
- Julius James 1887 - 1997
- Annie James 1913 - 1981
- John L James 1906 - 1994
- Willis H James 1920 - 2006
- William C James 1954 - 1988
- Henry F James 1924 - 2008
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Famous people named James
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Nationality and Ethnicity of James
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name James. 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 James family
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James spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the James family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as James were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of James. Last names like James change in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over generations.