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The nationality of Keith is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Keith may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Keith Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Keith come may come from a trade, 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 some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Keith originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

Keith Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Keith were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Keith. Surnames like Keith vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Keith last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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