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The nationality of Knapp can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Knapp may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Knapp come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Knapp originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Knapp were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Knapp. Names like Knapp vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Knapp last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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