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Backus Surname History
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- Backus last name meaning & etymology
- Backus spelling & pronunciation
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Backus Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Backus can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Backus may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Backus Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Backus come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Backus originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
Backus Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Backus were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Backus. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Backus name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Backus change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time.
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Backus Family Tree
Here are a few of the Backus genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Backuses
- Elizabeth Fitch Backus 1749 - 1815
- Sarah Backus born 1777
- Philip S Backus 1928 - 2009
- Phyllis Backus 1902 - 1980
- Georgia Backus 1890 - 1973
- Paul L Backus 1926 - 1990
- Gloria Backus 1930 - 1978
- Muriel Backus 1918 - 2006
- George M Backus 1900 - 1990
- Arlene M Backus 1915 - 1998