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The nationality of Elijah may be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Elijah may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

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The meaning of Elijah come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Elijah originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Elijah family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Elijah were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Elijah. Last names like Elijah change in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages across time.

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