Shelton Family History
Shelton Surname History
This Shelton history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Shelton surname made up of user-uploaded content from other users interested in the Shelton family. Shelton family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Shelton family researchers. The Shelton family is an old family line that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the Shelton family has spread, it has evolved making its origin difficult to piece together.
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The evolution of Shelton starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries, the Shelton name may have changed with them. Shelton family members have moved around the world all throughout history.
Shelton country of origin
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The nationality of Shelton can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Shelton may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Shelton
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The meaning of Shelton come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". A lot of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Shelton originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
- Allie Grant Basham Shelton
- Sara Lou Shelton 1897 - ?
- Paul Shelton
- Robert Louis Shelton 1890 - ?
- Cora Ellen Shelton 1893 - ?
- Ellen Shelton Moman
- Eliza Ann Shelton 1892 - ?
- William Riley Shelton 1844 - ?
- Flora May Shelton 1877 - ?
- Joseph E. Shelton 1855 - ?
- Virgal Shelton
- Rustus Shelton 1892 - ?
- Mary Louise Shelton 1891 - ?
- Martha E. Shelton 1854 - ?
- Frank Taylor Shelton 1875 - ?
- Samuel J. Shelton 1879 - ?
- Dorothy Shelton
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Famous people named Shelton
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Shelton
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Shelton. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Shelton spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Shelton were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shelton. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Shelton last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Shelton change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over generations.