Payne Family History
Payne Surname History
This Payne research page contains the accumulated history of the Payne last name made up of user-contributed content from users like you. Payne family history has rich origins whose details can be pieced together by Payne family researchers. The last name Payne is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Payne has spread, it has evolved making its etymology a challenge to uncover.
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The evolution of Payne starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Payne name may have changed with them. Payne family members have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Payne country of origin
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The nationality of Payne may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Payne may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Payne
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The meaning of Payne come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Payne originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Edna Hattie Moreland Payne
- Jack PAYNE
- George Payne 1931 - ?
- Theresa [Payne] HAYNES 1890 - ?
- Jesse Leroy payne
- William Sidney Payne 1903 - ?
- Nellie (Hall) Payne
- Myron Payne 1849 - ?
- Rosa [Burnett] PAYNE~PARISH 1866 - ?
- Willie Joe Mack Payne
- Claude Payne
- J.B. Payne 1919 - ?
- Golda Mae Payne
- Rob Payne
- Rosa (BURNETT) PAYNE-PARISH 1866 - ?
- Nettie [Payne] GONTER~LONGSHORE~TREGO 1885 - ?
- Marvin or Orville Payne
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Famous people named Payne
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Payne
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Payne. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Payne spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Payne were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Payne. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Payne family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Payne transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time.