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The nationality of Ball may be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ball may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Ball come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Ball come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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