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The nationality of Banks can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Banks may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Banks Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Banks come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Banks come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Banks last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Banks were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Banks. Family names like Banks transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time.

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