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The nationality of Dunaway is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dunaway may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in various 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 family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Dunaway come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Dunaway are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dunaway were transliterated 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 Dunaway. Last names like Dunaway vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Dunaway family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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