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The nationality of Evans may be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Evans may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

Evans Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Evans come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Evans are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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