Williston Family History & Genealogy
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Williston Surname History
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Williston Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Williston may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Williston may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Williston Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Williston come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Williston come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Williston Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Williston vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Williston were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Williston. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Williston family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Williston Family Tree
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- Mary Williston Talbot 1697 - 1736
- Sarah Williston Birdseye 1763 - 1845
- Elizabeth Williston Blaney
- Elizabeth Williston Blaney
- John Williston Blaney 1815 - 1872
- Rachel Williston Bassett 1655 - 1744
- Nancy Williston Blaney 1776 - 1848
- Seth Williston Benedict 1803 - 1869
- Charles Williston Benedict
- John Williston Talbot 1735 - 1798