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Okawa Surname History
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- Okawa last name meaning & etymology
- Okawa spelling & pronunciation
Okawa Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Okawa is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Okawa may be in dispute depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Okawa Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Okawa come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Okawa come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Okawa Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Okawa surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Okawa transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Okawa were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Okawa.
Last names similar to OkawaOkawachi, Okawaki, Okawara, Okawari, Okawauchi, Okawell, Okawit, Okawuchi, Okay, O'Kay, Okaya, Okayama, Okayasu, Okaye, Okay erman, Okayli, Okaymirza, Okayo, Okay service, Okazak
Okawa Family Tree
Here are a few of the Okawa biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Okawas
- Irene Okawa 1896 - 1968
- Itoyo Okawa 1891 - 1965
- Walter Okawa 1891 - 1967
- Bette A Okawa 1954 - 2009
- Suzu Okawa 1891 - 1972
- Kazushi Okawa 1928 - 2011
- Lillie E Okawa 1923 - 1989
- Mike Okawa 1926 - 2004
- Jesse Okawa 1916 - 1987
- Arthur A Okawa 1914 - 1987