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The nationality of A may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of A may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of A come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like A originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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