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The nationality of Kay can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Kay may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Kay Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Kay come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Kay are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Kay were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Kay. Surnames like Kay vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Kay last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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