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The nationality of Altas can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Altas may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Altas come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Altas are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Names like Altas transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Altas were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Altas. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Altas last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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