Shann Surname History
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- Shann family history
- Shann country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Shann last name meaning & etymology
- Shann spelling & pronunciation
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Shann Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Shann is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shann 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 crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Shann Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Shann come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Shann come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Shann Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shann last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Shann vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shann were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Shann.
Last names similar to ShannShanna, Shannabarger, Shannaberger, Shannabrook, Shannack, Shannacy, Shannafelt, Shannag, Shannagan, Shannaghan, Shannaghy, Shannagle, Shannah, Shannaha, Shannahag, Shannaham, Shannahan, Shannahand, Shannahar, Shannahin
Shann Family Tree
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- Wayne Shann
- William Shann 1910 - 1983
- Marguerite K Shann 1910 - 1998
- Robert A Shann 1943 - 2007
- Thomas P Shann 1944 - 1990
- Marie M Shann 1913 - 2006
- G Shann 1922 - 1995
- John Shann 1912 - 2003
- Catherine M Shann 1926 - 2010
- Earl Shann 1913 - 1973