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The nationality of Poynton may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Poynton may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Poynton come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Poynton come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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