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The nationality of Wilkens can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Wilkens may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

Wilkens Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Wilkens come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Wilkens are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Wilkens surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Wilkens were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Wilkens. Last names like Wilkens transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over generations.

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