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The nationality of Foulkes can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Foulkes may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Foulkes come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Foulkes originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Family names like Foulkes vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Foulkes were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Foulkes. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Foulkes last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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