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The nationality of Wightman may be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Wightman may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Wightman come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Wightman originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Wightman were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Wightman. Names like Wightman vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages across time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Wightman family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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