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The nationality of Pruitt may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Pruitt may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Pruitt come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Pruitt originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Pruitt were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Pruitt. Names like Pruitt vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Pruitt last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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