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Wilkes Surname History
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Wilkes Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Wilkes may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Wilkes may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Wilkes Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Wilkes come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Wilkes come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
Wilkes Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Wilkes were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Wilkes. Last names like Wilkes transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Wilkes last name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Wilkes Family Tree
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- Alfred Wilkes BOOTH
- Hattie Wilkes
- John Wilkes Hanchett, Jr 1774 - 1844
- Mary Wilkes Allen butrey, widow of Timothey Butrey, Wilkes Co
- Patty C. Hunley Wilkes 1787 - 1839
- Jesse Wilkes (4) Fulbright 1847 - 1926
- Jane P. Wilkes 1853 - 1925
- Henry Wilkes (6) (Horold) Fulbright 1883 - ?
- John Wilkes Richmond 1775 - 1857
- Elizabeth Wilkes 1754 - ?