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The nationality of Mahan is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Mahan may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Mahan Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Mahan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Mahan come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

Mahan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Family names like Mahan change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Mahan were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Mahan. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Mahan last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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