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The nationality of MacDonnald can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of MacDonnald may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

MacDonnald Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of MacDonnald come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like MacDonnald are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as MacDonnald were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of MacDonnald. Family names like MacDonnald change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the MacDonnald family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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