Dewan Surname History
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Dewan Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Dewan may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dewan may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Dewan Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Dewan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Dewan originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Dewan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dewan were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Dewan. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dewan family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Dewan change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time.
Last names similar to DewanDe Wan, Dewanap, Dewanarayana, Dewanchet, Dewanckel, Dewanckele, Dewancker, Dewanckere, Dewand, Dewandale, Dewandbs, Dewandel, De Wandel, Dewandelaer, De Wandelaer, Dewandelaere, Dewandelain, De Wandele, Dewandeleer, De Wandelen
Dewan Family Tree
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- Pratap Dewan 1920 - 1978
- Charles Dewan 1915 - 1975
- Joan Faye Dewan 1939 - 2011
- William F Dewan 1901 - 1966
- Robert J Dewan 1927 - 2000
- Emma Dewan 1921 - 1991
- Peter Dewan 1900 - 1987
- Mary Dewan 1902 - 1970
- Paul H Dewan 1972 - 2009
- Paul H Dewan 1921 - 1992