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The nationality of Ames may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ames may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Ames come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Ames are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Family names like Ames change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Ames were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ames. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Ames name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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