Samuel Family History & Genealogy

Find Samuel records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Samuel records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Samuel records

Latest Samuel photos

These photos were uploaded by members of the Samuel community on AncientFaces.

Samuel Surname History

The family history of the Samuel last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Samuel:

  • Samuel family history
  • Samuel country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Samuel last name meaning & etymology
  • Samuel spelling & pronunciation

Edit this page

Samuel Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

No one has submitted information on Samuel country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the Samuel country of origin. The following is speculative information about Samuel. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The nationality of Samuel may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Samuel may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Samuel Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Samuel meaning and etymology. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the meaning of Samuel. The following is speculative information about Samuel. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The meaning of Samuel 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 surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Samuel originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

Samuel Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Samuel spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Samuel. The following is speculative information about Samuel. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

Surnames like Samuel vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Samuel were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Samuel. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Samuel surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

Last names similar to Samuel

'Samuel', Samuela, Samuel Adlofson, Samueladrian, Samuel Albertus, Samuelanthony, Samuel Aron, Samuel B, Samuelbaum, Samuelbernard, Samuelbinoy, Samuelbobby, Samuelbradly, Samuelbrown, Samuelcarroll, Samuel cassier, Samuel Cleveland, Samuelcooks, Samuelcurtis, Samueldatter