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The nationality of Needham is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Needham may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Needham Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Needham come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Needham are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Needham Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Last names like Needham change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Needham were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Needham. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Needham name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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