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Rochester Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Rochester may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Rochester may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Rochester Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Rochester come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Rochester originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

Rochester Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Rochester were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Rochester. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Rochester family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Rochester vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over the years.

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