Duncan Family History
Duncan Surname History
Duncan family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Duncan family members. The last name Duncan is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the Duncan family has migrated, it has changed making its etymology challenging to piece together. This page is a hub for the complete history of the Duncan surname, Duncan etymology, and records of people with the Duncan name.
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The evolution of Duncan starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Duncan families moved between countries, the Duncan name may have changed with them. Duncan ancestors have moved across various regions all throughout history. It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Duncan country of origin
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The nationality of Duncan is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Duncan may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Duncan
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The meaning of Duncan come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. A lot of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Duncan originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Dale W Duncan 1955 - 2005
- Benton Duncan 1917 - 1983
- Charles A Duncan 1915 - 1991
- James F Duncan 1918 - 2002
- Ragie Duncan 1915 - 1971
- Mary Duncan 1902 - 1971
- Joe Duncan 1892 - 1968
- Parm Duncan 1910 - 1979
- John Duncan 1882 - 1966
- Jesse Duncan 1895 - 1973
- Aubrey E Duncan 1907 - 1991
- Aubrey Duncan 1913 - 1978
- Troy Duncan 1917 - 1978
- Milton L Duncan 1922 - 2004
- Sam Duncan 1896 - 1965
- Ella Duncan 1902 - 1987
- Chester Duncan 1906 - 1986
- Nelma R Duncan 1921 - 2011
- George Duncan 1903 - 1967
- Arizona Duncan 1907 - 1995
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Famous people named Duncan
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Duncan
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Duncan. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Duncan spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Duncan last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Duncan change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Duncan were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Duncan.