Bowne Surname History
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- Bowne last name meaning & etymology
- Bowne spelling & pronunciation
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Bowne Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Bowne can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bowne may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Bowne Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Bowne come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Bowne come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Bowne Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Bowne were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Bowne. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Bowne name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Bowne vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over generations.
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Bowne Family Tree
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- Mary Leggett Bowne
- Capt. John Bowne 1663 - 1715
- Obadiah BROWN Bowne 1668 - 1716
- Hannah Bowne Field 1665 - 1707
- John Bowne, Sr. 1627 - 1695
- Thomas Bowne 1595 - 1677
- Hannah Bickerstaffe Bowne 1650 - 1690
- John (the elder) Bowne 1656 - 1673
- Dorothy Bowne 1669 - 1690
- Mary Beckett Bowne 1597 - 1647