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The nationality of Saunders is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Saunders may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Saunders come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Saunders come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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Family names like Saunders transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Saunders were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Saunders. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Saunders last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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