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The nationality of Dryden may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dryden may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Dryden come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Dryden originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Dryden were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Dryden. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dryden surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Dryden vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over time.

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