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Doolittle Surname History

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The nationality of Doolittle may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Doolittle may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Doolittle Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Doolittle come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Doolittle originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Doolittle Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Doolittle were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Doolittle. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Doolittle name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Doolittle change in how they're written as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over the years.

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