Swanay Family History & Genealogy
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Swanay Surname History
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Swanay Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Swanay can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Swanay may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Swanay Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Swanay come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Swanay are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Swanay Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Swanay were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Swanay. Family names like Swanay change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over generations. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Swanay surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
Last names similar to SwanaySwanback, Swanbe, Swanbeck, Swanberg, Swanberger, Swanbergg, Swanberry, Swanbert, Swanbery, Swanbo, Swanbohn, Swanbom, Swanbon, Swanborg, Swanborn, Swanboro, Swanborough, Swanborrow, Swanboru, Swanbourgh
Swanay Family Tree
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- William Swanay 1884 - 1968
- Robertine Swanay 1902 - 1986
- Ethel Swanay 1888 - 1988
- James Swanay 1904 - 1972
- George W Swanay 1952 - 2004
- Basil Swanay 1908 - 1984
- Estelle L Swanay 1909 - 1991
- Bessie H Swanay 1919 - 2003
- Henry M Swanay 1926 - 1995
- Robert Swanay 1915 - 1963