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The nationality of Gray can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gray may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Gray come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Gray originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gray were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Gray. Surnames like Gray change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Gray surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

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