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The nationality of Frank is often very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Frank may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Frank come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Frank come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Last names like Frank vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Frank were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Frank. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Frank family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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