Peters Family History
Peters Surname History
This Peters history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Peters surname made up of user-contributed content from other users interested in the Peters family. The Peters family is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Peters has spread, it has evolved making its etymology challenging to piece together. Peters family history has a rich and complex origin whose details are beginning to be understood by Peters family researchers.
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The evolution of Peters starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Peters family members have emigrated around the world all throughout history. As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Peters name may have changed with them.
Peters country of origin
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The nationality of Peters can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Peters may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name Peters
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The meaning of Peters come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. A lot of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Peters originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
- James Peters 1926 - 2000
- Edward Peters 1900 - 1985
- Gladys Mae Peters 1927 - 2005
- Mary Peters 1902 - 1993
- Franklin Peters 1893 - 1977
- Beul Peters 1921 - 1999
- Myrtle Peters 1900 - 1980
- William H Peters 1914 - 2004
- Thomas S Peters 1931 - 2003
- Martha Peters 1892 - 1986
- Mary E Peters 1928 - 2003
- Melvin Peters 1932 - 1978
- Helen Peters 1881 - 1968
- Ellen H Peters 1898 - 1990
- Ruth Lorraine Peters 1930 - 2004
- Hazel Peters 1906 - 1986
- Adeline Peters 1923 - 1999
- Harley J Peters 1927 - 1995
- Fergus F Peters 1926 - 1993
- Lucile Peters 1913 - 1999
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Famous people named Peters
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Peters
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Peters. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Peters family
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Peters spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Peters were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Peters. Last names like Peters transform in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over generations. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Peters last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.