Earl Wayne Allen

1929–1973 (Age 43)
Hughes, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Earl Wayne

When Earl Wayne Allen was born on 11 September 1929, in Hughes, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Joseph Franklin Allen, was 45 and his mother, Eunice Mae Cain, was 31. He lived in Dustin, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1973, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Franklin Allen
1884–1991
Eunice Mae Cain
1898–1968
Earl Wayne Allen
1929–1973

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941

Age 12

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Earl W Allen in household of Joe Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Wayne Allen, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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