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Whalen Surname History
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- Whalen last name meaning & etymology
- Whalen spelling & pronunciation
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Whalen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Whalen is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Whalen may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Whalen Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Whalen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Whalen are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
Whalen Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Whalen transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Whalen were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Whalen. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Whalen surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Whalen Family Tree
Here are a few of the Whalen genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Whalens
- Victoria Koski Weiss Whalen born 1893
- Eleanor Whalen born 1929
- Frank Whalen
- Eleanor McClellan-Whalen
- Mary Whalen 1895 - 1972
- Fenton Whalen 1921 - 1984
- Genevieve C Whalen 1918 - 1992
- Josephine Whalen 1920 - 2003
- Mary Whalen 1903 - 1974
- John Whalen 1926 - 1978