Shreve Family History
Shreve Surname History
This page is the home for the complete history of the Shreve family name, Shreve origins, and records of people with the Shreve name. Shreve family history has a complex evolution whose details are beginning to be understood by Shreve family researchers. The Shreve family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the Shreve family has spread, it has evolved making its history challenging to piece together.
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The evolution of Shreve starts with it's early ancestors. 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.
It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Shreve name may have changed with them. Shreve ancestors have migrated around the world all throughout history.
Shreve country of origin
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The nationality of Shreve can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shreve may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Shreve
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The meaning of Shreve come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. A lot of these profession-based family names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Shreve originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
- Abigail Shreve 1743 - ?
- Jacob Shreve 1810 - ?
- Thomas Shreve Sheriff
- Elizabeth "Lizzie" Shreve
- Sarah Shreve(s) 1812 - ?
- Benjamin Shreve Ice
- Hope Shreve Cowperthwaite 1753 - 1789
- Abraham Shreve
- Alexander Shreve 1769 - ?
- John Shreve 1720 - ?
- William Shreve
- Daniel Shreve 1742 - ?
- Orval Shreve
- Daniel Sheriff Shreve
- Jessie Shreve (Markes)
- Thomas Shreve
- Martha Sheriff Shreve
- Caleb Sheriff Shreve
- Amey Head Shreve 1727 - ?
- Anna Shreve 1818 - 1893
Shreve Family Tree
Famous people named Shreve
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Shreve
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Shreve. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Shreve spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shreve were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shreve. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Shreve surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Shreve transform in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time.