Wilson Family History
Wilson Surname History
Wilson family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars can be pieced together by Wilson family members. The last name Wilson is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Wilson has spread, it has changed making its origin challenging to piece together. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Wilson last name, Wilson origins, and stories of people with the Wilson name.
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The evolution of Wilson starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Wilson name may have changed with them. Wilson family members have travelled across various regions all throughout history. It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Wilson country of origin
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The nationality of Wilson can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Wilson may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Wilson
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The meaning of Wilson come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. A lot of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Wilson originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Frank Wilson 1941 - 2005
- Joe H Wilson 1941 - 1994
- Marion Rebecca Wilson 1942 - 2008
- Joseph B Wilson 1943 - 2006
- Minor K Wilson 1904 - 1997
- Neil H Wilson 1903 - 1988
- Mervyeen E Wilson 1941 - 2004
- James Wilson 1911 - 2004
- John Wilson 1898 - 1970
- Delories J Wilson 1942 - 1998
- A V Wilson 1937 - 1992
- Leslie R Wilson 1907 - 1996
- Sylvester Wilson 1942 - 2009
- Marie L Wilson 1942 - 2004
- William Wilson 1942 - 1976
- Pearl Wilson 1943 - 1977
- Patrick F Wilson 1943 - 2007
- Mary K Wilson 1905 - 2002
- Pearl E Wilson 1940 - 2010
- Mary Wilson 1891 - 1981
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Famous people named Wilson
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Wilson
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Wilson. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Wilson spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Wilson surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Wilson change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Wilson were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Wilson.