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The nationality of Gould is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gould may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Gould Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Gould come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Gould come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Gould were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Gould. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Gould family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Gould vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time.

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