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Posted by: Jon Dewis (ID *****1513) Date: March 04, 2005 at 14:21:50
In Reply to: ORIGIN OF ENGLISH "DEWIS" by Pam Batchelor of 192

According to the Huguenot Society the Dewis name is possibly Walloon (Flemish) from Flanders which straddled France and Belgium. Other spellings for the name are Dewise/Dewys/Dewyse/Dewise.

So perhaps Dewees has no connection. I am researching the Dewis's of London (east end.) These were the centres of the Huguenot weaving trade

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