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The nationality of Mathews can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Mathews may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Mathews Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Mathews come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Mathews are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these 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 Mathews were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Mathews. Surnames like Mathews change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Mathews family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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