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The nationality of De Witt can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of De Witt may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different 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 surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of De Witt come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like De Witt originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the De Witt family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as De Witt were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of De Witt. Last names like De Witt vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time.

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