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The nationality of Altendorff is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Altendorff may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Altendorff come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Altendorff are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Altendorff family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Altendorff vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Altendorff were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Altendorff.

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