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The nationality of Anthony is often difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Anthony may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Anthony Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Anthony come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Anthony are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Anthony last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Anthony vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Anthony were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Anthony.

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