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The nationality of Fortier is often difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Fortier may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Fortier come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Fortier originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Fortier family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Fortier transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Fortier were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Fortier.

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