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The nationality of Paine may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Paine may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Paine come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Paine originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Paine were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Paine. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Paine family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Paine vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over generations.

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