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Altamura Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Altamura can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Altamura may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Altamura Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Altamura come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Altamura are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

Altamura Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Altamura name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Altamura transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Altamura were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Altamura.

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