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The nationality of Little is often complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Little may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Little come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Little originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Little were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Little. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Little last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Little change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over the years.

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