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The nationality of Cross may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cross may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Cross Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Cross come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Cross come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cross family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Cross were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Cross. Last names like Cross vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time.

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