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The nationality of Gilman may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gilman may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Gilman Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Gilman come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Gilman come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gilman were written down 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 Gilman. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Gilman family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Gilman vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time.

Last names similar to Gilman

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