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Downam Surname History
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- Downam spelling & pronunciation
Downam Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Downam may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Downam may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Downam Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Downam come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Downam are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Downam Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Downam were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Downam. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Downam surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Downam vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years.
Last names similar to DownamDownan, Downand, Downar, Downar-böhm, Downard, Downare, Downar fliesenlegermeister, Downarich, Downarn, Downaro, Downaronicz, Downarovitch, Downarowich, Downarowicz, Downarowiez, Downar reinhard, Downarski, Downarsky, Downary, Downas
Downam Family Tree
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- Sarah Downam 1899 - 1984
- Firman Downam 1935 - 1987
- Parro J Downam 1916 - 1995
- John B Downam 1945 - 2009
- Louise Downam 1886 - 1971
- Harry Downam 1905 - 1986
- Anne Downam 1912 - 1981
- Parro F Downam 1938 - 2006
- George Downam 1895 - 1973
- J S Downam 1946 - 1988