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The nationality of Finley is often very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Finley may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Finley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Finley are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Last names like Finley change in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Finley were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Finley. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Finley family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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