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The nationality of Motes may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Motes may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Motes Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Motes come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Motes are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Motes were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Motes. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Motes family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Motes vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time.

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