Thompson Family History
Thompson Surname History
This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Thompson surname, Thompson origins, and history of people with the Thompson name. Thompson family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Thompson family members. The last name Thompson is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the Thompson family has spread, it has evolved making its origin tricky to uncover.
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The evolution of Thompson starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was commonplace for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Thompson name may have changed with them. Thompson families have travelled around the world all throughout history.
Thompson country of origin
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The nationality of Thompson may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Thompson may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Thompson
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The meaning of Thompson come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Thompson originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
- Leonard W Thompson 1913 - 1990
- Leisl Thompson 1893 - 1974
- Hugh Thompson 1915 - 1986
- Dorothy Thompson 1913 - 1971
- Ralph Thompson 1910 - 1952
- Julia Thompson 1891 - 1973
- S M Thompson 1903 - 1988
- Jack P Thompson 1916 - 2002
- Merle Thompson 1909 - 1957
- Opal Thompson 1903 - 1976
- Salathiel Thompson 1921 - 1972
- Currie B Thompson 1916 - 1988
- William G Thompson 1921 - 2000
- Roy Thompson 1910 - 1981
- James H Thompson 1918 - 1999
- James Thompson 1913 - 1984
- Charles Thompson 1919 - 1982
- Clem Thompson 1884 - 1972
- Edmond E Thompson 1907 - 1989
- William L Thompson 1920 - 2000
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Famous people named Thompson
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Thompson
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Thompson. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Thompson spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Thompson were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Thompson. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Thompson last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Thompson transform in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over generations.