Townshend Family History & Genealogy
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Townshend Surname History
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Townshend Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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Townshend Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Townshend come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Townshend originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Townshend Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Last names like Townshend change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Townshend were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Townshend. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Townshend surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Townshend Family Tree
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- Anne de Brewse Townshend ? - 1551
- George Townshend 1502 - ?
- Giles Townshend 1508 - 1554
- Katherine Townshend 1512 - 1583
- Roger Townshend 1508 - 1590
- Susan Townshend 1504 - 1564
- Charles Hervey Townsend Townshend 1833 - 1904
- Henry Hotchkiss Townshend 1874 - 1953
- Lady Emily Paget Townshend 1810 - 1883
- Roger Townshend