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The nationality of Van Meter can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Van Meter may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Van Meter come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Van Meter originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Van Meter family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Van Meter were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Van Meter. Surnames like Van Meter transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.

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