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Dawson Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

My grandparents, Herbert and Elizabeth Dawson with three children, Ivy, Alice and Eva in 1912. The two youngest girls, Eva and Alice was exposed to measles from somebody on the ship. They were both born in the same year, One in January, and the other in November. One of them died on Good Friday, the other on the next day (Sat.), and both buried on Easter Sunday.

Dawson Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Dawson come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Dawson come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Dawson were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Dawson. Names like Dawson change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over time. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Dawson last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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