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The nationality of Ashkenazi is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ashkenazi may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Ashkenazi Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Ashkenazi come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Ashkenazi come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Ashkenazi Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Ashkenazi were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Ashkenazi. Family names like Ashkenazi vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over time. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Ashkenazi surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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