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The nationality of Childs is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Childs may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Childs Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Childs come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Childs are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Childs were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Childs. Last names like Childs vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over the years. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Childs name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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