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Molen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Molen can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Molen may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Molen Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Molen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Molen originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Molen last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Molen transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Molen were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Molen.

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