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The nationality of Stephens can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Stephens may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Stephens come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Stephens are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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Surnames like Stephens transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Stephens were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Stephens. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Stephens last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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