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The nationality of Ellington is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ellington may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Ellington Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Ellington come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Ellington originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ellington were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ellington. Surnames like Ellington transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over generations. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Ellington family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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