Ely Surname History
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- Ely last name meaning & etymology
- Ely spelling & pronunciation
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Ely Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ely is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ely may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Ely Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ely come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Ely come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Ely Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ely family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Ely change in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ely were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Ely.
Last names similar to ElyElya, El yaagoubi, Elyaakoubi, El yaakoubi, El yabbouhi, El yabdri, Elyabouri, Elyachar, Elyack, Elyacoubi, El yacoubi, El-yacoubi, El yacoud bent el hami, Elyades, Elyadin, El yadiri, El-yafaoui, El yafchi, Elyafi, Elyafsky
Ely Family Tree
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- Laura Wood Ely 1820 - ?
- Emma Alice Ely 1864 - ?
- Martha Ely Parsons
- Lois Ely 1747 - 1822
- Fanny Ely Winchell 1793 - 1868
- Sarah Claypool Ely 1783 - 1857
- David Ely
- Amy Ely Gridley 1777 - 1876
- Elizabeth Fitch Eddy Ely 1847 - ?
- Mary Ely 1689 - 1764