Duncan Surname History
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- Duncan last name meaning & etymology
- Duncan spelling & pronunciation
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Duncan Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Duncan may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Duncan may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Duncan Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Duncan come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Duncan originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Duncan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Duncan name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Duncan transform in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Duncan were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Duncan.
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Duncan Family Tree
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- Lester Elmo Duncan 1924 - ?
- John Duncan
- Richard Duncan
- Robert Duncan
- Earl Dean Duncan
- Charlie Duncan 1875 - ?
- Nettie Lynn Duncan 1885 - ?
- Amos Duncan
- Mabel Duncan
- Barbara Ann Condley- Duncan 1952 - ?