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The nationality of Coughan can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Coughan may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Coughan Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Coughan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Coughan are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Coughan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Last names like Coughan change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Coughan were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Coughan. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Coughan surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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