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The nationality of Amis may be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Amis may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Amis Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Amis come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Amis originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Amis Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Amis were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Amis. Names like Amis vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over the years. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Amis name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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