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The nationality of Macdonall is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Macdonall may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Macdonall come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Macdonall are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Surnames like Macdonall transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Macdonall were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Macdonall. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Macdonall last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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