Duke Family History
Duke Surname History
This page is the home for a detailed history of the Duke last name, Duke origins, and records of people with the Duke name. The last name Duke is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Duke has migrated, it has evolved making its origin tricky to unearth. Duke family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Duke family researchers.
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The evolution of Duke begins with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was commonplace for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Duke families have migrated across various regions all throughout history. As Duke families emigrated between countries, the Duke name may have changed with them.
Duke country of origin
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The nationality of Duke is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Duke may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Meaning of the last name Duke
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The meaning of Duke come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Duke originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
- Mary Ruth Duke Loika 1925 - ?
- Jesse Dale Duke 1882 - ?
- Nan Crouch Duke 1896 - ?
- Hazel Duke 1898 - ?
- Eliza Clementine Duke Puckett
- Clyde McCullar Duke
- Horace V Duke 1930 - ?
- Walter Sims Duke 1907 - ?
- John William Duke 1736 - ?
- Eva Mae Duke Smith 1896 - ?
- Mae Pauline Duke
- Delia LaPearl Story Duke 1877 - ?
- David William Duke 1896 - ?
- Thomas Arthur Duke 1878 - ?
- Joseph Duke
- William Lafayette Duke 1870 - ?
- Louisthe Severe Duke Of Bavaria Duke
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Famous people named Duke
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Duke
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Duke. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Duke family
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Duke spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Duke were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Duke. Names like Duke vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over the years. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Duke last name are important to understanding the history of the name.