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Poonawala Surname History

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Poonawala Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Poonawala is often difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Poonawala may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Poonawala Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Poonawala come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Poonawala originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

Poonawala Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Surnames like Poonawala transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Poonawala were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Poonawala. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Poonawala name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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