Reed Surname History
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Reed Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Reed may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Reed may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Reed Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Reed come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Reed come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Reed Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Reed were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Reed. Family names like Reed transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Reed name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Reed Family Tree
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- Ellen Elizabeth Reed Landerking 1851 - ?
- Garnett Ila Boone Reed 1903 - ?
- Maggie Reed
- Sarah (Swimley) Reed
- Anna (Puetz) Reed 1884 - ?
- Mary Reed
- Violet Reed
- Christine Reed
- John Reed
- Tommie Reed