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Calvin Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Calvin come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is useful to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Calvin come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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