Davis Family History
Davis Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Davis last name, Davis etymology, and history of Davis family members. Davis family history has rich origins whose details are beginning to be understood by Davis family members. The Davis family name is an old family line that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the name Davis has spread, it has evolved making its history challenging to piece together.
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The evolution of Davis starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As Davis families emigrated between countries and languages, the Davis name may have changed with them. Davis families have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Davis country of origin
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The nationality of Davis can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Davis may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Davis
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The meaning of Davis come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. A lot of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Davis originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
- Jon L Davis 1938 - 2007
- James Davis 1940 - 1974
- Elsie Davis 1897 - 1993
- Phyllis M Davis 1940 - 1998
- Margaret Davis 1906 - 1969
- Daniel B Davis 1942 - 2002
- Florence E Davis 1907 - 2002
- Vonda R Davis 1935 - 2006
- John Davis 1946 - 1976
- Larry Davis 1943 - 1996
- Roy Davis 1897 - 1989
- Vera Davis 1892 - 1975
- Lois H Davis 1913 - 2008
- Hazel F Davis 1898 - 1994
- Audrey A Davis 1941 - 2006
- Marion Davis 1903 - 1968
- Evelyn G Davis 1911 - 2003
- Henry L Davis 1943 - 1987
- Fannie Davis 1898 - 1974
- Carol J Davis 1945 - 1996
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Famous people named Davis
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Davis
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Davis. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Davis spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Davis were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Davis. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Davis last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Davis transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time.