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The nationality of Lou is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Lou may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Lou come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Lou originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Lou were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Lou. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Lou family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Lou change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over time.

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