Allen Family History
Allen Surname History
This page is the home for a detailed history of the Allen surname, Allen origins, and stories of people with the Allen name. Allen family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Allen family members. The Allen family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Allen family has spread, it has evolved making its etymology challenging to uncover.
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The evolution of Allen starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As Allen families emigrated between countries, the Allen name may have changed with them. Allen families have emigrated around the world all throughout history.
Allen country of origin
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The nationality of Allen may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Allen may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Allen
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The meaning of Allen come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Allen originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Starling Allen 1901 - 1958
- Zena M Allen 1928 - 2001
- Joseph Allen 1876 - 1970
- Bernice W Allen 1915 - 2003
- Norma Allen 1927 - 1995
- Raymond J Allen 1931 - 1992
- Frank Allen 1931 - 1967
- Ethelene Allen 1908 - 1984
- Obelia Allen 1914 - 2002
- Henry G Allen 1930 - 2001
- Mary P Allen 1911 - 2007
- Wilma W Allen 1927 - 1995
- C S Allen 1929 - 1990
- Aline Allen 1923 - 2000
- George H Allen 1928 - 2000
- Ernest M Allen 1933 - 1999
- Katheryn L Allen 1927 - 1997
- Dovie M Allen 1919 - 1995
- Pennie J Allen 1905 - 1993
- Martha Lou Allen 1929 - 2010
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Famous people named Allen
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Allen
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Allen. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Allen spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Allen were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Allen. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Allen last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Allen transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time.