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The nationality of Joyce may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Joyce may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Joyce 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 may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Joyce come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Joyce family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Joyce transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Joyce were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Joyce.

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