Root Surname History
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- Root spelling & pronunciation
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Root Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Root may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Root may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Root Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Root come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Root come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Root Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Root were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Root. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Root family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Root vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time.
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Root Family Tree
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- Persis (Root) Brinkerhoff
- Dorothy Root
- Esther Ellen Root 1847 - ?
- Joseph Root
- Elizabeth Root Wolcott
- Experience Root Stiles 1722 - 1797
- Joshua Root, Sr. 1682 - 1730
- Abigail Root Booth 1698 - ?
- Thankful Root 1700 - ?
- Mindwell Root Arnold 1701 - ?