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The nationality of Norton is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Norton may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Norton Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Norton come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Norton come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Names like Norton vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Norton were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Norton. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Norton family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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