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Govey Surname History
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Govey Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Govey is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Govey may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Govey Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Govey come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Govey are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Govey Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Govey were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Govey. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Govey family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Govey transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries across time.
Last names similar to GoveyGövez, Govffas, Govgassian, Govgh, Govgolenko, Gövgöz, Govham, Govi, Govia, Goviabaker, Govian, Goviannini, Goviant, Govias, Goviau, Govic, Govica, Govice, Govich, Govico
Govey Family Tree
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- Cyril Govey 1903 - 1980
- Cheryl Lee Govey 1957 - 2009
- Thomas L Govey 1945 - 2006
- Charles S Govey 1962 - 2004
- Lewis Govey 1926 - 1986
- Edna A Govey 1908 - 1996
- Betty J Govey 1926 - 2000
- Joann F Govey 1934 - 1991
- Ruby Govey 1889 - 1971
- Joseph C Govey 1917 - 2006