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The nationality of Govens is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Govens may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Govens come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Govens originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Govens name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Govens were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Govens. Names like Govens vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time.

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