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Pennington Surname History

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Pennington Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Pennington is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Pennington may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Pennington Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Pennington come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Pennington come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

Pennington Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Pennington surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Pennington change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Pennington were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Pennington.

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