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American Indian Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of American Indian is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of American Indian may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

American Indian Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of American Indian come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like American Indian originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

American Indian Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as American Indian were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of American Indian. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the American Indian family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like American Indian transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time.

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