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Avenport Surname History
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Avenport Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Avenport is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Avenport may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Avenport Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Avenport come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Avenport are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Avenport Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Avenport were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Avenport. Last names like Avenport vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Avenport family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Avenport Family Tree
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