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The nationality of Houston is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Houston may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Houston Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Houston come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Houston come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

Houston Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Houston were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Houston. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Houston family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Houston transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras across time.

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