PONSONBY Family History & Genealogy
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PONSONBY Surname History
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The nationality of PONSONBY can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of PONSONBY may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
PONSONBY Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of PONSONBY come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. 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 spoken by its progenitors. Many names like PONSONBY 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 "Favored of God".
PONSONBY Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as PONSONBY were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of PONSONBY. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the PONSONBY surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like PONSONBY change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.
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PONSONBY Family Tree
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- Belle PONSONBY Ponsonby 1619 - ?
- Lady Charlotte Ponsonby
- Diana Ponsonby ? - 1893
- Margaret Holmes Ponsonby
- Charles Edward Ponsonby 1879 - 1976
- Walter Ponsonby 7th Earl Of Bessborough 1821 - 1906
- John George Brabazon Ponsonby, 5th Earl of Bessborough 1809 - 1880
- Edward Ponsonby 8th Earl Of Bessborough, 8th Earl of Bessborough 1851 - 1920
- Blanche Ponsonby Countess Of Guest Bessborough, Countess of Bessborough 1847 - 1919
- Captain Vere Brabazon Ponsonby 9th Earl Of Bessborough, 9th Earl of Bessborough 1880 - 1956