Dewey Family History & Genealogy
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Dewey Surname History
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Dewey Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Dewey can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dewey may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Dewey Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Dewey come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Dewey are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Dewey Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Dewey were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Dewey. Family names like Dewey change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dewey surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Dewey Family Tree
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- Raymond Dewey Davidson 1898 - ?
- Rose Mower Dewey 1863 - ?
- Sarah Elizabeth (Dewey) Penisten 1869 - ?
- Charlotta E Dewey 1837 - ?
- Frank S Dewey 1874 - ?
- Mack Dewey 1891 - ?
- Joseph Dewey Ray 1918 - ?
- George Dewey Isbell 1898 - ?
- George Dewey Silverthorn 1898 - ?
- George Dewey Higgins 1899 - ?