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Spence Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Spence is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Spence may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

Spence Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Spence come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Spence are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

Spence Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Spence family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Spence were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Spence. Names like Spence transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time.

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