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The nationality of Fortune can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Fortune may be in dispute based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Fortune Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Fortune come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Fortune come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Fortune Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Fortune were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Fortune. Surnames like Fortune change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages across time. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Fortune family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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