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The nationality of Behrends may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Behrends may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Behrends Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Behrends come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Behrends originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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Names like Behrends transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Behrends were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Behrends. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Behrends last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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