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The nationality of Whittington may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Whittington may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Whittington come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Whittington are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Last names like Whittington vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Whittington were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Whittington. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Whittington family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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