Wilson Surname History
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Wilson Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Wilson is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Wilson may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Wilson Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Wilson come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Wilson come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Wilson Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Wilson last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Wilson vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Wilson were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Wilson.
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Wilson Family Tree
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- Chester L. Wilson
- Earl Wilson
- Bert Wilson
- Fred L Wilson
- Ada (Brown) Wilson
- Rev John J. Wilson
- Frederick Wilson 1826 - ?
- Eliza (Summers) Wilson 1835 - ?
- Jessica Wilson Weir
- Nora F. Walton Wilson 1880 - ?