Ransom Family History & Genealogy
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Ransom Surname History
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Ransom Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ransom is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ransom may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Ransom Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ransom come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Ransom originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Ransom Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ransom were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ransom. Names like Ransom vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over generations. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Ransom last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Ransom Family Tree
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- Elizabeth C Ransom
- Hannah Burgess Ransom 1720 - 1775
- Frances Madison Hite Ransom
- Lucretia Ransom Harris
- Benjamin Ransom
- John Ransom Alden 1821 - 1856
- George Ransom Alden 1851 - ?
- William Ransom Hatch 1813 - 1894
- Dorothy Cooper Ransom 1779 - ?
- Roma Ransom Ives 1784 - 1870