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The nationality of DeSoto can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of DeSoto may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

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The meaning of DeSoto come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like DeSoto originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as DeSoto were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of DeSoto. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the DeSoto name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like DeSoto change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages across time.

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