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The nationality of Cobbs is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Cobbs may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Cobbs come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Cobbs come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cobbs family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Cobbs change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Cobbs were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Cobbs.

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