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Knowles Surname History
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Knowles Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Knowles may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Knowles may be in dispute based on whether the name originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Knowles Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Knowles come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Knowles are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Knowles Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Knowles were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Knowles. Last names like Knowles change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Knowles family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Knowles Family Tree
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- Luellla Smigaj Knowles
- Daisy Knowles-Sook 1914 - 2002
- J A Dingman-Knowles 1927 - 2002
- A E White-Knowles 1861 - 1945
- D D Knowles-Beas 1962 - 1999
- Hilma (Smith) Knowles born 1920
- Esculapius Wood-Smith Sheridan-Knowles died 1924
- Mary Beatrice Doohan
- Eusclapius Wood-Smith Sheridan-Knowles died 1924
- Mary Beatrice Dooohan