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The nationality of Keene may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Keene may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being naturally 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 family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Keene Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Keene come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Keene originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

Keene Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Keene last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Keene transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Keene were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Keene.

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