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The nationality of Floyd can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Floyd may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Floyd come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Floyd come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Floyd were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Floyd. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Floyd last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Floyd change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time.

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