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The nationality of Tonkinson may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Tonkinson may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Tonkinson come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Tonkinson are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Tonkinson last name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Tonkinson were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Tonkinson. Names like Tonkinson transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages across time.

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