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The nationality of Lawrence is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Lawrence may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

Lawrence Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Lawrence come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Lawrence originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

Lawrence Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Lawrence surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Lawrence were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Lawrence. Family names like Lawrence vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years.

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