Swan Surname History
The family history of the Swan last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Swan:
- Swan family history
- Swan country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Swan last name meaning & etymology
- Swan spelling & pronunciation
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Swan Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Swan is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Swan may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Swan Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Swan come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Swan are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Swan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Swan surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Swan transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Swan were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Swan.
Last names similar to SwanSwana, Swanachie, Swanag, Swanagain, Swanagan, Swanagar, Swanagen, Swanager, Swanagim, Swanagin, Swanagon, Swanagym, Swanahei, Swanaka, Swanakee, Swanaker, Swanander, Swanaon, Swanapoel, Swanard
Swan Family Tree
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- Lorna Swan
- Sarah Swan
- Elizabeth Swan Mcilvain
- Mary Swan 1757 - ?
- Lucy Swan 1760 - 1794
- Joseph Greely Swan 1748 - 1816
- James Swan 1722 - 1800
- Elizabeth Swan 1747 - ?
- Molly Swan Swan 1751 - ?
- Sarah Swan 1754 - 1755