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The nationality of Tompkins may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Tompkins may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Tompkins Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Tompkins come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Tompkins are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Tompkins Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Tompkins family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Tompkins transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Tompkins were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Tompkins.

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