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The nationality of Burris can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Burris may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Burris come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Burris are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Burris were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Burris. Family names like Burris transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over time. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Burris last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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