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The nationality of Oakes is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Oakes may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Oakes 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 essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Oakes come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Oakes were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Oakes. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Oakes family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Oakes transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over time.

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