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Pate Surname History

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Pate Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Pate may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Pate may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Pate Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Pate come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Pate originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Pate Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Pate were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Pate. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Pate family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Pate change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time.

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