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The nationality of Abel can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Abel may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Abel Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Abel come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Abel come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Abel were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Abel. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Abel last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Abel transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time.

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