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The nationality of Whitman can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Whitman may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Whitman Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Whitman come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Whitman are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Surnames like Whitman vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Whitman were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Whitman. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Whitman name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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