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The nationality of Rudolph may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Rudolph may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Rudolph come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Rudolph are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rudolph family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Rudolph were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Rudolph. Names like Rudolph vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time.

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