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The nationality of Garland can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Garland may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Garland come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Garland are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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Names like Garland transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Garland were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Garland. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Garland last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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