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The nationality of Herriot is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Herriot may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Herriot Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Herriot 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 surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Herriot come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Herriot Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Herriot were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Herriot. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Herriot name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Herriot change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages across time.

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