Cavendish Family History & Genealogy
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Cavendish Surname History
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Cavendish Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Cavendish may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cavendish may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Cavendish Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Cavendish come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Cavendish come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
Cavendish Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Cavendish were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Cavendish. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cavendish name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Cavendish transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over time.
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Cavendish Family Tree
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- Richard Cavendish 1751 - 1781
- Elizabeth Cavendish Countess Of Compton Burlington, Countess of Burlington 1760 - 1835
- Louisa Cavendish Alten) Duchess Of Vo Devonshire, Duchess of Devonshire 1832 - 1911
- Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Edward Cavendish 1838 - 1891
- Anne Cavendish
- Arabella Arabella Cavendish 1673 - 1698
- Frances Cavendish Campbell 1660 - 1690
- Henry of Tutbury Castle Cavendish, mp 1550 - 1616
- John Cavendish 1374 - 1417
- Anne Evelyn Beatrice Cavendish Tree 1927 - 2010