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The nationality of Bourns can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Bourns may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Bourns come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Bourns originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Bourns family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Bourns were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Bourns. Last names like Bourns vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over time.

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