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The nationality of Younkin can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Younkin may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, 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 Younkin come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Younkin come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Family names like Younkin vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Younkin were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Younkin. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Younkin name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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