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The nationality of Ottwein can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Ottwein may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Ottwein come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Ottwein originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Ottwein family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Ottwein were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ottwein. Last names like Ottwein change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years.

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