Owen Surname History
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Owen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Owen may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Owen may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Owen Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Owen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Owen originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Owen Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Owen were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Owen. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Owen family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Owen vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries across time.
Last names similar to OwenOwena, Owen-arguell, Owenaze, Owenb, Owenbaugh, Owenbee, Owenbenjamin, Owenberg, Owenberger, Owenbey, Owenbey Jr, Owenbilly, Owenbobby, Owenbrisky, Owenbrook, Owenburg, Owenby, Owencarl, Owencary, Owencgeorge
Owen Family Tree
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- Marylin Owen
- Elizabeth Jane (Owen) Williams 1839 - ?
- David Owen Petty 1863 - ?
- Minnie Grisham Owen 1876 - ?
- Tom (Dr) Owen
- Mattie Kimball Owen
- Roy Leon Owen 1924 - ?
- William Owen Fisher 1885 - ?
- Lillie M OWEN 1919 - ?
- Oscar Owen