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Bottema Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Bottema may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bottema may be in dispute based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Bottema Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Bottema come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Bottema are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

Bottema Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Bottema were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Bottema. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Bottema family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Bottema transform in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over the years.

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