Dowis Surname History
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- Dowis spelling & pronunciation
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Dowis Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Dowis is often very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dowis may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Dowis Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Dowis come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Dowis are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Dowis Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dowis last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Dowis transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Dowis were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Dowis.
Last names similar to DowisDowisch, Dowisfclaude, Dowison, Dowiss, Dowit, Dowitad, Dowitat, Dowitc, Dowitch, Dowitoch, Dowitsch, Dowitt, Dowitz, Dowitzke, Dowizen, Dowjat, Dowjatow, Dowjenwski, Dowjing, Dowjohn
Dowis Family Tree
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- Jonathan E Dowis 1873 - ?
- Wesley Dowis 1857 - ?
- Isaac S Dowis 1861 - ?
- Richard T Dowis 1867 - ?
- Laura Dowis 1871 - ?
- Eliza A Sheets Dowis 1837 - ?
- Cora Dowis 1879 - ?
- Albert R Dowis 1876 - ?
- William J Dowis 1908 - 1996
- Barbara M Dowis 1932 - 2011