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The nationality of Askew may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Askew may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Askew Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Askew come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Askew are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Last names like Askew change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Askew were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Askew. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Askew name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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