Colway Family History & Genealogy
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Colway Surname History
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Colway Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Colway may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Colway may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Colway Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Colway come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Colway come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Colway Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Colway surname are important to understanding the history of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Colway were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Colway. Last names like Colway transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years.
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Colway Family Tree
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- Alphonso Colway 1897 - 1978
- Norma Colway 1926 - 1979
- Dorothy Colway 1930 - 1982
- Helma Colway 1894 - 1979
- George Colway 1909 - 1980
- Marion R Colway 1922 - 2009
- Mary Colway 1893 - 1978
- William V Colway 1921 - 1991
- Charles R Colway 1911 - 1994
- Mabel Colway 1887 - 1976