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The nationality of Orton is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Orton may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Orton come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Orton are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Orton were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Orton. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Orton name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Orton change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time.

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