Dewey Family History
Dewey Surname History
This page is dedicated to a detailed history of the Dewey surname, Dewey etymology, and history of Dewey family members. The last name Dewey is an old family line that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the name Dewey has migrated, it has evolved making its etymology a challenge to unearth. Dewey family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Dewey family members.
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The evolution of Dewey begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Dewey families have migrated around the world all throughout history. As Dewey families emigrated between countries, the Dewey name may have changed with them.
Dewey country of origin
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The nationality of Dewey can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dewey may be in dispute based on whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Dewey
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The meaning of Dewey come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Many of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Dewey originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Charlotta E Dewey 1837 - ?
- Betsey Dewey 1781 - 1807
- Elizabeth Sikes Dewey 1710 - ?
- Frank S Dewey 1874 - ?
- Freeman Dewey 1770 - ?
- Alvin Dewey Hutson 1899 - ?
- Raymond Dewey Davidson 1898 - ?
- Thankful [dewey] Dewey Bartholomew 1744 - 1836
- George Dewey Higgins 1899 - ?
- Joseph Dewey Ray 1918 - ?
- Rose Mower Dewey 1863 - ?
- George Dewey Isbell 1898 - ?
- Elizabeth Dewey 1792 - 1865
- George Dewey Silverthorn 1898 - ?
- Margaret Dewey Moseley 1705 - 1762
- Mack Dewey 1891 - ?
- Sarah Elizabeth (Dewey) Penisten 1869 - ?
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Famous people named Dewey
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Dewey
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Dewey. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Dewey spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Dewey were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Dewey. Family names like Dewey change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dewey family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.