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The nationality of Guinness can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Guinness may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Guinness Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Guinness come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Guinness originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Guinness Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Guinness were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Guinness. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Guinness last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Guinness change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over generations.

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