Shahan Surname History
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- Shahan last name meaning & etymology
- Shahan spelling & pronunciation
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Shahan Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Shahan can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shahan may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Shahan Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Shahan come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Shahan originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Shahan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Shahan family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Shahan were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shahan. Surnames like Shahan vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years.
Last names similar to ShahanSh-Ahan, Shahanaghi, Shahananasmin, Shahanawazsyed, Shahandavis, Shahandeh, Shahandehrad, Shahane, Shahanessy, Shahanez, Shahanggir, Shahangi, Shahangian, Shahangirian, Shahangi shirazi, Shahangordon, Shahani, Shahanian, Shahanjames, Shahanoff
Shahan Family Tree
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- Daniel Lilburn & Pearl Shahan 1881 - ?
- Mary Keyser Shahan
- George Elias Shahan
- Joshua Shahan
- Mary Shahan Shields
- John Shahan Shields
- Joshua Shahan
- Anna Shahan 1905 - 1982
- Eileen Shahan 1904 - 1976
- David Shahan 1896 - 1968