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Edwards Surname History

John Edwards, a Welsh poet born in 1747 and who died in 1792 is a famous member of the Edwards family.  No other information about the surname Edwards, the history of the Edwards family, or the country of origin for the Edwards family has as yet been offered.  If you know more about the Edwards family, please add your knowledge to this page.

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The nationality of Edwards is often very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Edwards may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Edwards Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Edwards come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Edwards come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Edwards last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Edwards transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Edwards were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Edwards.

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  • John Edwards, 1747 - 1792, Welsh poet.

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