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The nationality of Whitfield can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Whitfield may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

Whitfield Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Whitfield come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Whitfield come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Whitfield Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Whitfield name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Whitfield vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Whitfield were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Whitfield.

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