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The nationality of Whalens can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Whalens may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Whalens come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Whalens originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Whalens were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Whalens. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Whalens family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Whalens vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years.

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