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The nationality of Kelley can be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Kelley may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Kelley Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Kelley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Kelley originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

Kelley Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Kelley were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Kelley. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kelley name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Kelley vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over generations.

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