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Dunbar Surname History

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Dunbar Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Dunbar may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dunbar may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Dunbar Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Dunbar come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Dunbar originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

Dunbar Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dunbar were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Dunbar. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Dunbar surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Dunbar change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time.

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