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The nationality of Widener may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Widener may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Widener come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Widener originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Family names like Widener transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Widener were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Widener. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Widener surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

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