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The nationality of Geddes is often very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Geddes may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Geddes come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Geddes are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Geddes were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Geddes. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Geddes surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Geddes change in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over generations.

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