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Turner Surname History

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Turner Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Turner may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Turner may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Turner Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Turner 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 may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Turner originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Turner Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Turner were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Turner. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Turner last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Turner vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over generations.

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