Reaves Surname History
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Reaves Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Reaves can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Reaves may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Reaves Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Reaves 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 may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Reaves are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Reaves Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Reaves surname are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Reaves were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Reaves. Family names like Reaves vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years.
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Reaves Family Tree
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- Carl Reaves Marrs 1911 - ?
- DAVID REAVES Aldridge 1848 - ?
- Anna REAVES Frink 1793 - 1870
- Sarah Reaves
- Prudence Harrelson Reaves
- Mary (Reaves) Skiff, Reeves/
- Thomas 1590-1635 Reaves
- Mary (Reaves) Skiff, Reeves/
- William Reaves
- Sarah Floyd Reaves