Davenport Surname History
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- Davenport last name meaning & etymology
- Davenport spelling & pronunciation
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Davenport Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Davenport can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Davenport may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Davenport Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Davenport come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Davenport come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Davenport Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Davenport transform in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Davenport were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Davenport. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Davenport name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Davenport Family Tree
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- William Davenport
- Susan Catherine Davenport ? - 1902
- Stephen D, Davenport 1853 - ?
- Liza B. (Ledford) Davenport 1863 - ?
- Monroe John Davenport 1916 - ?
- Mary (German) Davenport 1850 - ?
- Garner D. Davenport 1842 - ?
- Jervis Clarence Davenport 1914 - ?
- Perlie Ardecia Davenport 1888 - ?
- Judson Cleveland Davenport 1890 - ?