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The nationality of Leggett is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Leggett may be in dispute as result of whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Leggett come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Leggett come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Leggett were written down 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 Leggett. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Leggett family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Leggett vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years.

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