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The nationality of Gouveia can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Gouveia may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Gouveia Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Gouveia come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Gouveia are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Gouveia surname are important to understanding the history of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gouveia were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Gouveia. Surnames like Gouveia change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries across time.

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