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

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The meaning of Dukes come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Dukes originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Dukes were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Dukes. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dukes family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Dukes vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years.

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