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The nationality of Vances may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Vances may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Vances Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Vances 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 a different language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Vances come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Vances name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Vances were written down 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 Vances. Last names like Vances vary in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over generations.

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