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Townshend Surname History
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Townshend Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Townshend may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Townshend may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
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
Here are a few of the Townshend genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Townshends
- Russell H Townshend 1903 - 1992
- Norman Townshend-Ze 1923 - 1978
- Brian G Townshend 1940 - 1998
- Robert D Townshend 1917 - 1990
- Evelyn Townshend 1895 - 1977
- Arthur Townshend 1904 - 1985
- Edward Townshend 1877 - 1971
- Esther Townshend 1893 - 1972
- Robert Townshend 1914 - 1986
- Constance E Townshend 1901 - 1990