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The nationality of Giles can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Giles may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Giles come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Giles are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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