Raleigh Family History
Raleigh Surname History
Raleigh family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Raleigh family researchers. The Raleigh family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the name Raleigh has migrated, it has changed making its etymology difficult to uncover. This Raleigh research page contains the accumulated history of the Raleigh family name made up of user-contributed content from other users interested in the Raleigh family.
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The evolution of Raleigh starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries and languages, the Raleigh name may have changed with them. Raleigh families have moved across various regions all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Raleigh country of origin
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The nationality of Raleigh can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Raleigh may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Raleigh
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The meaning of Raleigh come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Raleigh originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- Sarah Raleigh Coffey 1733 - 1758
- Sir John Raleigh, Somerset 1335 - 1372
- Thomas Ralegh Raleigh 1380 - 1404
- Anne Chamberlain Raleigh 1478 - 1508
- Mary Raleigh 1500 - ?
- Edward Raleigh
- George Raleigh 1500 - 1546
- Thomas Raleigh
- Alice Raleigh 1320 - ?
- Walter Raleigh
- Anthony Raleigh 1513 - ?
- Sir Edward Raleigh
- John Raleigh 1315 - 1348
- Leonard Raleigh 1511 - ?
- Margaret Raleigh 1507 - ?
- Robert Raleigh Pendergrass 1711 - 1782
- Edward (Ralegh) Raleigh, II 1470 - 1517
- Bridget Raleigh
- Thomas Raleigh 1330 - 1396
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Famous people named Raleigh
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Raleigh
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Raleigh. 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 Raleigh family
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Raleigh spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Raleigh last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Raleigh vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Raleigh were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Raleigh.