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The nationality of Burroughs is often very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Burroughs may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Burroughs come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Burroughs come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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Names like Burroughs vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Burroughs were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Burroughs. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Burroughs family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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