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The nationality of Macfarlane may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Macfarlane may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Macfarlane Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Macfarlane come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Macfarlane are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Macfarlane were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Macfarlane. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Macfarlane family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Macfarlane transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time.

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