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The nationality of Edward is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Edward may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Edward come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Edward are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Edward were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Edward. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Edward last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Edward transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over the years.

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