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The nationality of Givens is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Givens may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Givens come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Givens originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Givens family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Givens change in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Givens were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Givens.

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