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The nationality of Mains is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Mains may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Mains Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Mains come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Mains originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Mains were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Mains. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Mains family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Mains transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries across time.

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