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The nationality of Nathan can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Nathan may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Nathan come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Nathan originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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