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Petty Surname History

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Petty Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Petty is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Petty may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Petty Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Petty come may come from a profession, 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 some other language. Because of this it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Petty come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Petty Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Petty name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Petty transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Petty were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Petty.

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