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The nationality of Johnstone can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Johnstone may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Johnstone come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Johnstone come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Johnstone were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Johnstone. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Johnstone last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Johnstone vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over time.

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