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The nationality of Ashkenazie is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ashkenazie may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Ashkenazie Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Ashkenazie come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Ashkenazie come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ashkenazie name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ashkenazie were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ashkenazie. Last names like Ashkenazie transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over the years.

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