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The nationality of Burgesses may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Burgesses may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Burgesses come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Burgesses are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Burgesses last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Burgesses change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Burgesses were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Burgesses.

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