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The nationality of Lincoln may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Lincoln may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Lincoln come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Lincoln originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Lincoln family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Lincoln vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Lincoln were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Lincoln.

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