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The nationality of De Soto can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of De Soto may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of De Soto come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like De Soto originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as De Soto were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of De Soto. Surnames like De Soto transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the De Soto name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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