Downen Family History
Downen Surname History
Downen family history has rich origins of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Downen family members. This page is the home for the complete history of the Downen family name, Downen etymology, and records of Downen ancestors. The last name Downen is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Downen family has spread, it has changed making its origin a challenge to uncover.
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The evolution of Downen starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As Downen families moved between countries and languages, the Downen name may have changed with them. It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Downen family members have migrated around different countries all throughout history.
Downen country of origin
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The nationality of Downen can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Downen may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Meaning of the last name Downen
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The meaning of Downen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Downen originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
- Helen G Downen 1873 - 1966
- Roy Downen 1910 - 1982
- Marie L Downen 1923 - 2009
- Thomas Downen 1952 - 1982
- Edith Downen 1911 - 1986
- Arno Downen 1902 - 1977
- Joseph Downen 1903 - 1979
- Cora M Downen 1915 - 2007
- Irene M Downen 1917 - 2011
- Anna Downen 1887 - 1983
- Eva J Downen 1924 - 2006
- Mary Downen 1907 - 2004
- William R Downen 1916 - 2008
- Harriet M Downen 1947 - 1999
- Noble Downen 1888 - 1966
- Douglas H Downen 1949 - 2004
- Deanna G Downen 1937 - 2008
- A Mildred Downen 1928 - 2000
- William Robert Downen 1927 - 2010
- David Downen 1945 - 1978
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Famous people named Downen
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Downen
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Downen. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Downen spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Downen family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Downen were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Downen. Surnames like Downen vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time.