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The nationality of Herbert can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Herbert may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Herbert Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Herbert come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Herbert are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Herbert were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Herbert. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Herbert name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Herbert change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over generations.

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