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The nationality of Brierley can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Brierley may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Brierley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based family names 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 progenitors. Many names like Brierley originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Brierley were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Brierley. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Brierley name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Brierley change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over the years.

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