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Close Surname History
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- Close last name meaning & etymology
- Close spelling & pronunciation
Close Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Close may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Close may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Close Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Close come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Close come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Close Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Close were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Close. Last names like Close vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Close surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
Last names similar to CloseClose-andraschitz, Closeau, Closebrooks, Close-brooks, Close-bucher, Closeburn, Closechristopher, Closederic, Closedonald, Close-gosnel, Closehy, Closek, Closekelly, Closekenneth, Closel, Closelle, Closely, Closeman, Closeme, Closen
Close Family Tree
Here are a few of the Close biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Closes
- Napoleon Bonaparte "Berry" Close 1851 - ?
- Rebecca Tompkins Close 1679 - 1761
- Solomon Close 1812 - ?
- Nathaniel Close 1751 - ?
- Hannah Close Knapp
- Solomon Close 1730 - 1793
- Solomon Close 1715 - ?
- Rachel Close
- Jonathan Close ? - 1754
- Jonathan Close 1754 - 1830