Wise Surname History
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Wise Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Wise is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Wise may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Wise Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Wise come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Wise are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Wise Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Wise name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Wise were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Wise. Surnames like Wise vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years.
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Wise Family Tree
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- Nannie B Wise 1902 - ?
- Catharine McVey Wise 1868 - ?
- Pearl Wave Fry Wise 1884 - ?
- William Wise
- Alene Wise Turner
- Eliza Poston Wise
- Henry Chalmers Wise
- Hannah S. Wise Rogers
- Sarah Wise Williams 1647 - 1728
- Mary Henry Wise 1755 - 1812