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Agnew Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Agnew may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Agnew may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Agnew Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Agnew come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Agnew come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

Agnew Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Agnew family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Agnew were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Agnew. Last names like Agnew change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over generations.

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