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The nationality of Cleveland can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cleveland may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Cleveland Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Cleveland come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Cleveland are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

Cleveland Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Cleveland name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Cleveland were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Cleveland. Family names like Cleveland vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over the years.

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