Stokes Surname History
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Stokes Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Stokes is often very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Stokes may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Stokes Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Stokes come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Stokes are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Stokes Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Stokes were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Stokes. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Stokes last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Stokes change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over generations.
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Stokes Family Tree
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- Annie Eliza Youle (nee Stokes) 1861 - ?
- David Stokes Clotfelter 1823 - ?
- Joe Stokes
- John A Stokes 1823 - ?
- Susan E Reynolds Stokes 1826 - ?
- Anna Stokes
- Pete Stokes
- Howell Lee Stokes 1896 - ?
- Ollie Virginia Self Stokes
- Marice Virginia Stokes Gentry 1918 - ?