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The nationality of Ellison may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Ellison may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

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The meaning of Ellison come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Ellison are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Ellison surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Ellison vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Ellison were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ellison.

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