Cowan Surname History
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Cowan Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
Cowan Meaning & Etymology
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No content has been submitted about the meaning of Cowan. The following is speculative information about Cowan. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The meaning of Cowan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. A lot of these trade-based last names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Cowan are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
Cowan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Cowan were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Cowan. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Cowan last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Cowan transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time.
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Cowan Family Tree
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- Billy Wade Cowan 1927 - ?
- Gus Cowan
- Sarah E. (Cowan) Harderson
- Ester Cowan / Unknown Dickey 1689 - 1724
- Ann Cowan 1782 - 1860
- Abisha Cowan
- Bessie Cowan Means 1897 - 1947
- Ann Cowan ? - 1804
- Abisha Cowan
- James Cowan Clingan 1803 - 1837