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The nationality of Garrett may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Garrett may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Garrett come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Garrett originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Garrett family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Garrett transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Garrett were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Garrett.

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