Meriwether Family History
Meriwether Surname History
This Meriwether origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Meriwether last name made up of user-uploaded content from users like you. The last name Meriwether is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Meriwether has spread, it has changed making its origin a challenge to uncover. Meriwether family history has rich origins of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Meriwether family members.
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The evolution of Meriwether starts with the origins of thefamily name. Even in the earliest days of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Meriwether families have travelled around the world all throughout history. As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Meriwether name may have changed with them.
Meriwether country of origin
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The nationality of Meriwether may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Meriwether may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Meriwether
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The meaning of Meriwether come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Meriwether originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- Elizabeth Pollard Meriwether 1736 - 1815
- Nicholas Meriwether, II 1667 - 1744
- Jane Meriwether Lewis 1705 - 1753
- Nicholas Meriwether, III 1699 - 1739
- David Meriwether, I 1694 - 1744
- Ann Meriwether 1800 - ?
- Thomas Meriwether 1691 - 1744
- Anne Holmes Meriwether 1695 - 1735
- John Montgomery Meriwether, Sr.
- John M. Meriwether 1774 - 1854
- Lucy Meriwether Lewis 1752 - 1837
- Elizabeth Meriwether 1802 - ?
- Mary Meriwether 1707 - ?
- Mary Patterson Bell Meriwether 1777 - 1836
- Francis Thornton Meriwether
- Hugh Meriwether 1809 - ?
- James Meriwether 1729 - 1801
- Nicholas Hunter Meriwether 1736 - 1772
- James Patterson Meriwether 1804 - 1882
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Famous people named Meriwether
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Meriwether
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Meriwether. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Meriwether spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Meriwether were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Meriwether. Surnames like Meriwether change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Meriwether last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.