Matthews Family History
Matthews Surname History
The last name Matthews is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Matthews family has spread, it has evolved making its history challenging to uncover. This page is the home for the complete history of the Matthews surname, Matthews origins, and records of Matthews family members. Matthews family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Matthews family researchers.
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The evolution of Matthews starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
Matthews families have emigrated around different countries all throughout history. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As Matthews families emigrated between countries, the Matthews name may have changed with them.
Matthews country of origin
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The nationality of Matthews may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Matthews may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Meaning of the last name Matthews
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The meaning of Matthews come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Matthews originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
- Jack R Matthews 1924 - 2002
- Billy D Matthews 1929 - 2001
- Dorothy Virginia Matthews 1918 - 2007
- Leatha Matthews 1899 - 1974
- Petty Matthews 1903 - 1970
- Afena B Matthews 1925 - 2011
- Hazel Nye Matthews 1925 - 2010
- Mary E Matthews 1906 - 1989
- Robert L Matthews 1919 - 1988
- Kenneth Darrell Matthews 1961 - 2011
- Fred Bell Matthews 1917 - 2010
- Bessie Mae Matthews 1918 - 2011
- Mamie M Matthews 1918 - 1995
- Lurline Matthews 1907 - 2000
- Roy Matthews 1915 - 1970
- Luther Matthews 1924 - 1971
- Lawrence W Matthews 1912 - 1992
- Mary A Matthews 1925 - 2004
- Rudolph Matthews 1925 - 2000
- Melba Matthews 1919 - 2002
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Famous people named Matthews
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Matthews
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Matthews. 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 Matthews family
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Matthews spelling variations
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Surnames like Matthews transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Matthews were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Matthews. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Matthews name are important to understanding the history of the name.