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The nationality of Jewell may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Jewell may be in dispute based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Jewell come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Jewell originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Jewell were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Jewell. Last names like Jewell vary in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Jewell last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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