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The nationality of Fenton can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Fenton may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Fenton come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Fenton are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Fenton were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Fenton. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Fenton name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Fenton vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time.

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