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The nationality of Dempsey may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dempsey may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Dempsey Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Dempsey come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Dempsey come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

Dempsey Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Dempsey were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Dempsey. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dempsey name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Dempsey change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over the years.

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