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The nationality of Germain can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Germain may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Germain Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Germain come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Germain come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Germain were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Germain. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Germain name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Germain transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time.

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