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The nationality of Gunn may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gunn may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Gunn come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Gunn originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Surnames like Gunn change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gunn were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Gunn. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Gunn name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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