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Hastings Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Hastings is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Hastings may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Hastings Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Hastings come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Hastings originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Hastings Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Hastings were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Hastings. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Hastings name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Hastings transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over time.

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