Downen Family History & Genealogy
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Downen Surname History
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Downen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Downen is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Downen may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Downen Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Downen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Downen originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
Downen Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Downen last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Downen were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Downen. Last names like Downen vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time.
Last names similar to DownenDownenallen, Downend, Downeng, Downenjcurtis, Downens, Downenshannon, Downeny, Downeo, Downer, Downerd, Downerich, Downeriii, Downerowicz, Downers, Downery, Downes, Downes-Cook, Downesjason, Downes Jr, Downess
Downen Family Tree
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- Eva J Downen 1924 - 2006
- Thomas Downen 1952 - 1982
- Joseph Downen 1903 - 1979
- Helen G Downen 1873 - 1966
- Irene M Downen 1917 - 2011
- Edith Downen 1911 - 1986
- Douglas H Downen 1949 - 2004
- Arno Downen 1902 - 1977
- Anna Downen 1887 - 1983
- Harriet M Downen 1947 - 1999