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Willey Surname History
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Willey Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Willey is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Willey may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Willey Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Willey come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Willey come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Willey Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Willey were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Willey. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Willey last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Willey transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations.
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Willey Family Tree
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- James "Ed" E Willey 1888 - ?
- Stella Willey
- Ely Willey
- Nellie Willey
- Ed Willey 1888 - ?
- Mary Belle Willey
- Maxine Willey Lindsey
- Elizabeth Willey Cone 1701 - 1767
- John Willey, Jr. 1675 - 1754
- Elizabeth Harvey Willey 1680 - 1752