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The nationality of Prewitt is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Prewitt may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Prewitt come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Prewitt originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Prewitt were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Prewitt. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Prewitt last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Prewitt transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras across time.

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