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The nationality of Crank may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Crank may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Crank come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Crank originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Surnames like Crank vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Crank were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Crank. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Crank surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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