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The nationality of Smiths is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Smiths may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Smiths come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Smiths originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Smiths were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Smiths. Last names like Smiths transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over generations. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Smiths last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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