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The nationality of Thompson can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Thompson may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Thompson Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Thompson come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Thompson originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Thompson were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Thompson. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Thompson name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Thompson transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over generations.

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