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The nationality of Urban can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Urban may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Urban Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Urban come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Urban originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

Urban Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Urban were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Urban. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Urban surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Urban transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over time.

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