Niay Family History & Genealogy
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Niay Surname History
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Niay Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Niay can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Niay may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Niay Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Niay come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Niay originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
Niay Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Niay were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Niay. Surnames like Niay transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over time. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Niay family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
Last names similar to NiayNiayech, Niayesh, Niayman, Niaz, Niazalao, Niazbaeva, Niazi, Niazian, Niazi-gebhardt, Niazi-hoffmann, Niazilth, Niazi-noorali, Niazioglou, Niazi oglou, Niazi-oglou, Niazi-shahabi, Niazman, Niazmand, Niazmand-borji, Niazof
Niay Family Tree
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- Maurice V Niay 1913 - 2009
- Achille Marcellin Niay ? - 1888
- Albert Henri Niay ? - 1876
- Charles Louis Niay ? - 1882
- Clément Alphonse Niay ? - 1897
- Edgar Alfred René Niay ? - 1889
- Edouard Jules Niay
- Françoise Niay ? - 1762
- Henri Albert Niay ? - 1887
- Jean Antoine Niay 1720 - ?