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Macdonnel Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Macdonnel may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Macdonnel may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Macdonnel Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Macdonnel come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Macdonnel come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Family names like Macdonnel vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Macdonnel were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Macdonnel. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Macdonnel family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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