Last name: Williams
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My mother was Bertha Viola Williams, her father Phillip Malankthom Williams, his father John Martin Williams- died Alabama 1941, married Susannah Patty- had 7 sons and one daughter. We have kin in Ala. & Tenn.
i love the name williams but it is coming from a long way god i would love to learn more about my last name
This is all very FUNNY. My mother's maiden name was Williams, but was supposed to have been translated to that from an Italian last name of Guiguliamo at Ellis Island when they got off the boat
This is not funny. It's real. Many surnames of immigrants to US were translated or anglicized, so Guglielmi (meaning "son of Guglielmo") became Williams (son of William) etc.. That's why the number of Italian-Americans or other ethnic groups is underestimated
lisa kay williams
i'm from memphis, tn. and this is very good to me. and new i don't know much so i take this as a great meaning and a very good meaning also. lisa williams.
My surname means safe enclosure and my husband 2b's name is Williams, so when we marry we are having joint names which will translate to 'safe enclosure for a strong helmet' Oh how we are laughing at the moment!!
Donna Williams Thompson
I agree with both of you, the men are usually on the tall side . And we have the round eyes and stubby nose. I am looking for Williams from the Tulsa Ok area. My grandfather was Jesse Williams. He had many brothers and sisters. My gr gr grandfather was John Davenport Williams.
That's funny. My dad was born in 1921 and his name was Jesse Williams, but he was from Virginia and also had many brothers and sisters. His dads name was Thomas Jesse Williams. Popular name
My grandpa was from that area I think he had a big family
My great grandfather was Jesse Williams of Williams mountain west Virginia
Not all Williamses. My Williamses are rather short and at "sturdy". We all have similar features of wide set round eyes and "pug" noses.
I tracked my great grandfather's (James Williams) family back to Wales in Llandeilo and Llangadog. What's surprising about this is that my mother moved there 2 years ago into the same area without knowing where her family came from. Definitely gone back to her roots.
How would you find the origin of an African-American with the last name Williams?
I believe the Williams for American - Africans derive from the slaves owners. That is how I discovered my origin of the last name of Williams. My great grandfather was a Buffalo soldier in Ft. Davis, Texas. Apparently he was from Kentucky but that's as far as I could get.
Generally African-Americans chose their surname after their owner, or else they chose a name like Freeman or some such.
my ex wifes a williams she is welcome to it back!
I thought there would be loads of comments seeing how this is the most common name ever! (besides Smith probably)