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The nationality of Patten may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Patten may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

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The meaning of Patten come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Patten originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Patten were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Patten. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Patten last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Patten transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time.

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