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The nationality of Holbein can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Holbein may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Holbein come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Holbein originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Holbein were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Holbein. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Holbein family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Holbein transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time.

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