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Kamau Surname History
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- Kamau family history
- Kamau country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Kamau last name meaning & etymology
- Kamau spelling & pronunciation
Kamau Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Kamau can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Kamau may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Kamau Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Kamau come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Kamau come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Kamau Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kamau family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Kamau vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Kamau were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Kamau.
Last names similar to KamauKamaucha, Kamauf, Kamauff, Kamaunu, Kamauoha, Kamaura, Kamaus, Kamauu, Kamav, Kamavanekinte, Kamavuaka, Kamawal, Kamay, Kamaya, Kamayana, Kamayatsu, Kamayeva, Kamayka, Kamay-krug, Kamayna
Kamau Family Tree
Here are a few of the Kamau biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Kamaus
- Asante J Kamau 2000 - 2001
- Kofi Kamau Adegba 1981 - 2008
- Natalie L Kamau 1954 - 2004
- Mwanza A Kamau 1962 - 1995
- Iyapo Imani Kamau 1934 - 2009
- Mary Ellen Kamau 1943 - 2010
- Alice R Kamau 1942 - 2005
- Adele H Kamau 1939 - 2005
- William Kamau Sr 1892 - 1974
- Walter K Kamau 1929 - 1995