Adams Family History

Adams Genealogy & History

Adams is a patronymic name meaning "son of Adam". Its Aramaic (biblical) origin refers to the first man, Adam, probably derived from the word for red earth, adama. The rise in name popularity in medieval times was concurrent with biblical plays and pageants;  the actors subsequently were referred to as Adams. In ancient Adams family history, Adam Audley was a knight under William the Conqueror in 1066. Adams is also common in Germany and Holland, as well as European variations: Scottish MacAdams, Czech Adamic, Polish Adamiak, Spanish Adanez, Greek Adamides and Italian D'Adamo. Second president John Adams is famous in American Adams genealogy.


Adams Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Aileen Adams-- --, 1919September 5,2009WA
B Elaine Adams-- --, 1930April 30,2001IA
C Bob Adams-- --, 1924September 11,2007NC
D Arlein Adams-- --, 1927May 10,1992CO

Adams Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Aileene Adams-- --, 1920May 21,2006Evanston,IL
F Doran Adams-- --, 1927February 26,2000Littleton,CO
G Boyd Adams-- --, 1931September 7,1988Cedar City,UT
H Barney Adams-- --, 1913November 9,1989Franklin,NH

Adams Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alexander AdamsCurtie BluntJune 23,1933Wake, NC
Curley AdamsGoldie BlountMay 12,1934Wake, NC
Ralph AdamsRosa EllingtonDecember 15,1933Wake, NC
Lynn AdamsFay SmithOctober 11,1934Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Adams

31st: Hill32nd: Scott
33rd: Roberts34th: Campbell
35th: Green36th: Phillips
37th: Mitchell38th: Evans
39th: Carter40th: Murphy

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