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The nationality of Cotton is often complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Cotton may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Cotton Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Cotton come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Cotton originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Cotton Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Names like Cotton transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Cotton were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Cotton. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Cotton family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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