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The nationality of Emily is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Emily may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

Emily Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Emily come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Emily come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Emily were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Emily. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Emily name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Emily change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time.

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