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The nationality of Dunn can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dunn may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

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The meaning of Dunn come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Dunn come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dunn family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Dunn were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Dunn. Surnames like Dunn change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over generations.

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