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The nationality of Gordon can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Gordon may be in dispute based on whether the name originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Gordon Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Gordon come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Gordon originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Gordon surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gordon were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Gordon. Names like Gordon transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time.

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