Meriweather Surname History
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Meriweather Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Meriweather can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Meriweather may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meriweather Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Meriweather come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Meriweather are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Meriweather Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Meriweather change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Meriweather were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Meriweather. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Meriweather last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Meriweather Family Tree
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- Nicholas Meriweather Couch 1816 - ?
- David Meriweather 1716 - 1772
- Sarah Meriweather 1724 - 1725
- James Meriweather
- James F. Meriweather 1756 - 1801
- Judith Meriweather 1785 - 1803
- Sarah Meriweather 1786 - 1814
- Elizabeth Meriweather 1788 - 1821
- Mildred Meriweather
- Richard C. Meriweather 1798 - ?