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The nationality of Leite may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Leite may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Leite Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Leite come may come from a trade, 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 some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Leite originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Leite Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Leite family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Leite vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Leite were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Leite.

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