Minamoto Surname History
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- Minamoto last name meaning & etymology
- Minamoto spelling & pronunciation
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Minamoto Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Minamoto is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Minamoto may be in dispute 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 professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Minamoto Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Minamoto come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Minamoto come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Minamoto Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Minamoto family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Minamoto vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Minamoto were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Minamoto.
Last names similar to MinamotoMinamoud, Minamoui, Minamyer, Minan, Minana, Minanberg, Minanborier, Minan-carrillo, Minand, Minanda, Minanda ruela, Minande, Minandeo, Minandgoy, Minand goy, Minand-goy, Minandier, Minando, Minane, Minang
Minamoto Family Tree
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- Miriam Minamoto 1921 - 2006
- Beatrice M Minamoto 1933 - 2010
- Etsuko Minamoto 1922 - 2006
- Sadaichi Minamoto 1890 - 1973
- Eric M Minamoto 1968 - 2007
- Ned N Minamoto 1926 - 2006
- Harry Minamoto 1924 - 1987
- Tsuya Minamoto 1901 - 1985
- Kumaichi Minamoto 1888 - 1969
- Masaaki J Minamoto 1927 - 2007