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The nationality of Charles may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Charles may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Charles come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Charles originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Charles were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Charles. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Charles last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Charles vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time.

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