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The nationality of Donnely may be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Donnely may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Donnely Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Donnely come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Donnely are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Donnely were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Donnely. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Donnely last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Donnely vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years.

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