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The nationality of Pinkerton is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Pinkerton may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Pinkerton come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Pinkerton are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Pinkerton were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Pinkerton. Names like Pinkerton vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Pinkerton last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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