Heard Surname History
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- Heard last name meaning & etymology
- Heard spelling & pronunciation
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Heard Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Heard can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Heard may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Heard Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Heard come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last 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 spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Heard are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Heard Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Heard were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Heard. Family names like Heard change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Heard family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Heard Family Tree
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- Dr. Dow H. Heard
- Mrs. Dow H. Heard
- Fredrick William Heard Sr 1925 - ?
- Elige Heard
- John Heard 1666 - 1739
- Abigail Heard 1702 - 1768
- Elizabeth Heard 1664 - 1737
- Katherine Heard 1659 - ?
- James Heard Chadbourne 1743 - 1743
- Mark Heard