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The nationality of Perkins may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Perkins may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Perkins Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Perkins come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Perkins come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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Family names like Perkins vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Perkins were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Perkins. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Perkins family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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