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The nationality of Grinnell is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Grinnell may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Grinnell come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Grinnell originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Grinnell were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Grinnell. Surnames like Grinnell transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Grinnell family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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