High Surname History
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- High spelling & pronunciation
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High Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of High can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of High may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
High Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of High come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like High are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
High Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as High were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of High. Family names like High change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the High family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
Last names similar to HighHigha, Higham, Higham-babir, Highamchristopher, Highamdool, Higham-günzel, Highams, Higham-trejo, Highan, Highanese, Highani, Highapple, Higharnezhade, Highate, Highatn, Highatt, Highba, Highback, Highball, Highbanks
High Family Tree
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- Emily Torrey High 1841 - 1902
- Richard De Radclyffe High De Radclyffe Sheriff, High Sheriff 1330 - 1358
- Lord Edward High Howard, High Admiral 1476 - 1513
- Tilghman High
- Onias Bar Sadducees High Preist 275 - ?
- Daughter Sadducees High Of Mannaseh Preist 298 - ?
- Johanan Bar Sadducees High Preist
- Jehoiada 1st Bar Sadducees High Preist
- Jehosheba Bar Sadducees High Princess of Judah Preist
- John High Burley, High Sheriff 1305 - 1383