Last name: ADAMS

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ADAMS : This last name is indexed 1,978,744 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ADAMS : 1: English Dutch and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam. In North America this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages e.g. Greek Adamopoulos Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich) Polish (and Jewish) Adamski.2: Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam with excrescent -s.

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