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Bengali Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Bengali can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Bengali may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Bengali Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Bengali come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Bengali originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

Bengali Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Bengali were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Bengali. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Bengali last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Bengali change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over the years.

Last names similar to Bengali

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