Meriwether Surname History
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Meriwether Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Meriwether is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Meriwether may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meriwether Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Meriwether come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Meriwether come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
Meriwether Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Meriwether were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Meriwether. Names like Meriwether change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages across time. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Meriwether name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Meriwether Family Tree
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- Lucy Meriwether Lewis 1752 - 1837
- Jane Meriwether Lewis 1705 - 1753
- John Montgomery Meriwether, Sr.
- John M. Meriwether 1774 - 1854
- Mary Patterson Bell Meriwether 1777 - 1836
- James Meriwether 1729 - 1801
- David Meriwether, I 1694 - 1744
- Nicholas Meriwether, II 1667 - 1744
- Anne Holmes Meriwether 1695 - 1735
- Elizabeth Pollard Meriwether 1736 - 1815