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The nationality of Purkins can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Purkins may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

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The meaning of Purkins come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Purkins come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Purkins last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Purkins were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Purkins. Surnames like Purkins vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over time.

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