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The nationality of Moates is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Moates may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Moates come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Moates come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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Last names like Moates transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Moates were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Moates. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Moates name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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