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The meaning of McBain come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like McBain come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as McBain were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of McBain. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the McBain name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like McBain change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries across time.

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