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The nationality of Sampson is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Sampson may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Sampson come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Sampson are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sampson were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Sampson. Family names like Sampson vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Sampson last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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