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Illinois Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Illinois may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Illinois may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Illinois Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Illinois come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Illinois originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

Illinois Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Illinois were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Illinois. Family names like Illinois transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Illinois last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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