Potter Surname History
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- Potter family history
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- Potter last name meaning & etymology
- Potter spelling & pronunciation
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Potter Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Potter is often complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Potter may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Potter Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Potter come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Potter come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Potter Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Potter were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Potter. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Potter last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Potter vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time.
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Potter Family Tree
Here are a few of the Potter biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Potters
- Frances Child Potter 1612 - 1662
- Lutherian Potter
- Daniel Watson Potter 1887 - ?
- Gordon Potter 1907 - ?
- Sallie Margaret Potter 1851 - ?
- Thomas Potter
- Lydia Ann Osborne Potter
- Jeremiah Potter SMITH 1814 - ?
- Eleanor Potter Silverthorn 1864 - ?
- Eleanor Potter 1864 - ?