Olmsted Family History & Genealogy
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Olmsted Surname History
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Olmsted Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Olmsted can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Olmsted may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Olmsted Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Olmsted come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Olmsted originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Olmsted Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Olmsted family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Olmsted transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Olmsted were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Olmsted.
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Olmsted Family Tree
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- Phebe (Olmsted) Fillow 1708 - 1789
- Joseph Olmsted 1676 - 1747
- Mehitable Warner Olmsted 1673 - 1713
- Timothy Olmsted 1732 - 1817
- Roswell Olmsted 1734 - 1800
- Eliphas Olmsted 1737 - ?
- Mary Olmsted Gibbs 1737 - 1803
- Lydia Olmsted Gilbert 1740 - 1816
- Sarah Olmsted Hopkins 1742 - ?
- Naomi Olmsted Wolcott 1720 - 1775