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The nationality of Jonah is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Jonah may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

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The meaning of Jonah come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Jonah are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Jonah last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Jonah transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Jonah were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Jonah.

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