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The nationality of Cheney can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cheney may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Cheney Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Cheney come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Cheney originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Cheney were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Cheney. Names like Cheney transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over time. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cheney surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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