Nellis Family History & Genealogy
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Nellis Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Nellis can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Nellis may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Nellis Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Nellis come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Nellis come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Nellis Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Nellis were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Nellis. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Nellis last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Nellis vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time.
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Nellis Family Tree
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- Catherine Nellis Helmer
- Howard Nellis Saunders 1920 - 2004
- Therese C Nellis 1927 - 1995
- Edward F Nellis 1934 - 2005
- Frank Nellis 1895 - 1982
- Margaret Nellis 1886 - 1977
- Howard Nellis 1905 - 1974
- Rita Nellis 1923 - 1992
- Mary Nellis 1902 - 1983
- John Nellis 1931 - 1972