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The nationality of Harrison can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Harrison may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Harrison Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Harrison come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Harrison originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Harrison were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Harrison. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Harrison family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Harrison vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time.

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