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The nationality of Gatton may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Gatton may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Gatton Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Gatton come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Gatton originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gatton were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Gatton. Surnames like Gatton vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages across time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Gatton family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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