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The nationality of Tomlin may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Tomlin may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of 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 Tomlin come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Tomlin come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Tomlin were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Tomlin. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Tomlin last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Tomlin transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time.

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