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The nationality of Wescott can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Wescott may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Wescott come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Wescott originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Wescott were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Wescott. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Wescott surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Wescott change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over time.

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