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The nationality of Norwood can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Norwood may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Norwood Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Norwood come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Norwood originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Names like Norwood vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Norwood were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Norwood. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Norwood last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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