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The nationality of Woodhead can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Woodhead may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Woodhead come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Woodhead originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Woodhead were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Woodhead. Last names like Woodhead change in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over generations. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Woodhead family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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