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Wessex Surname History
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- Wessex spelling & pronunciation
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Wessex Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Wessex may be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Wessex may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Wessex Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Wessex come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Wessex come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Wessex Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Wessex were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Wessex. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Wessex family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Wessex change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over time.
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Wessex Family Tree
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- Ēadgyð - Edith of Wessex Holy Roman of Wessex Empress, Holy Roman Empress 910 - 946
- Edhilda Van of Wessex Wessex, of the Franks 908 - 937