Petty Family History
Petty Surname History
Petty family history has rich origins whose details are beginning to be understood by Petty family members. The Petty family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Petty family has spread, it has changed making its etymology challenging to unearth. This Petty origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Petty last name made up of user-submitted content from users like you.
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The evolution of Petty starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Petty families moved between countries, the Petty name may have changed with them. Petty family members have emigrated around different countries all throughout history. It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language.
Petty country of origin
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The nationality of Petty may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Petty may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Petty
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The meaning of Petty come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Many of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Petty originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Jacob COLEMAN PETTY 1872 - ?
- Sarah Ann Petty 1859 - ?
- Hartley Petty 1904 - ?
- Effie Petty 1890 - ?
- Blanche Petty
- Mary M Petty 1894 - ?
- Edward Petty
- Grace Petty
- John Harvey Petty 1868 - ?
- Madelyn LaVaugh Petty 1914 - ?
- George Ivan Petty 1894 - ?
- Emma Viola (Michael) Petty 1868 - ?
- Hazel Marjorie Petty 1906 - ?
- David Owen Petty 1863 - ?
- William H. Petty 1855 - ?
- Annie Griggs Petty
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Famous people named Petty
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Petty
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Petty. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Petty spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Petty last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Petty vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Petty were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Petty.