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The nationality of Herring is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Herring may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Herring come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Herring come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Herring name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Herring transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Herring were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Herring.

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