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The nationality of Goodenough can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Goodenough may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Goodenough come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Goodenough are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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