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MacRae Surname History
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- MacRae spelling & pronunciation
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MacRae Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of MacRae may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of MacRae may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
MacRae Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of MacRae come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like MacRae come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
MacRae Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as MacRae were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of MacRae. Family names like MacRae transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the MacRae name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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MacRae Family Tree
Here are a few of the MacRae genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more MacRaes
- David A Macrae 1938 - 2004
- Duncan Macrae 1920 - 1984
- P Ruth Macrae 1917 - 1984
- Christina Macrae 1906 - 2008
- William Macrae 1908 - 1987
- Alexander Macrae 1896 - 1975
- Frances Macrae 1916 - 1989
- William Macrae 1899 - 1965
- M J Macrae 1911 - 1997
- Janice W Macrae 1925 - 1994