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The nationality of Brownell may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Brownell may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Brownell come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Brownell originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Last names like Brownell change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Brownell were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Brownell. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Brownell family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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