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The nationality of Souza is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Souza may be in dispute depending on whether the surname 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 appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Souza Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Souza come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Souza originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Surnames like Souza transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Souza were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Souza. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Souza family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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