Devon Surname History
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- Devon family history
- Devon country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Devon last name meaning & etymology
- Devon spelling & pronunciation
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Devon Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Devon is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Devon may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Devon Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Devon come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Devon are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Devon Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Devon surname are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Devon were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Devon. Last names like Devon vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over the years.
Last names similar to DevonDe Von, Devona, De Vona, Devonaanthony, Devonald, De vonarkha, Devonasseaux, Devonce, Devonchik, De Vonck, Devoncourt, Devond, De Vond, Devonda, Devonde, Devondel, Devondelle, De Vondon, Devondray, Devone
Devon Family Tree
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- Othaniel Devon Allen, b. c1667 Devon, England
- ^edward Courtenay Earl Of Devon, Earl of Devon
- Ordgar Ealdorman Of Devon, Earl of Devonshire
- Nesta of Devon, of Wales
- Zachariah 1652 Devon Allen, 1652-1708 Devon, England
- Forrest Devon Pittman
- John Devon Donaghy
- Albert Devon Scalf
- Hannah Devon
- Madison Devon