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The nationality of Pettyjohn can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Pettyjohn may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Pettyjohn come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Pettyjohn are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Names like Pettyjohn transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Pettyjohn were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Pettyjohn. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Pettyjohn family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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