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Clerke Surname History
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Clerke Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Clerke is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Clerke may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Clerke Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Clerke come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Clerke come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Clerke Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Clerke last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Clerke transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Clerke were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Clerke.
Last names similar to ClerkeClerkein, Clerken, Clerker, Clerkeu, Clerkill, Clerkim, Clerkin, Clerking, Clerkins, Clerkius, Clerkley, Clerkly, Clerks, Clerkson, Clerkston, Clerkui, Clerkx, Clerl, Clerland, Clerlande
Clerke Family Tree
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- Elizabeth Clerke Dudley 1524 - 1563
- Grace Clark Clerke 1622 - ?
- Edward Clerke 1624 - ?
- Elizabeth Or Clarke Clerke (clarke) 1567 - 1568
- Anna Or Clarke Clerke (clarke) 1574 - ?
- Grace Clerke Clerke (clarke), I 1576 - 1614
- William Clerke (clarke) 1535 - 1611
- George Clerke (clarke), Jr 1538 - 1611
- Elizabeth Clerke (clarke) 1544 - 1584
- Thomas Clerke (clarke) 1546 - 1618