Duke Surname History
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- Duke spelling & pronunciation
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Duke Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Duke is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Duke may be in dispute depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Duke Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Duke come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Duke come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
Duke Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Duke were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Duke. Last names like Duke vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over the years. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Duke name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Duke Family Tree
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- Horace V Duke 1930 - ?
- Hazel Duke 1898 - ?
- Clyde McCullar Duke
- Eliza Clementine Duke Puckett
- Joseph Duke
- David William Duke 1896 - ?
- Mary Ruth Duke Loika 1925 - ?
- Nan Crouch Duke 1896 - ?
- Delia LaPearl Story Duke 1877 - ?
- Jesse Dale Duke 1882 - ?