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The nationality of Mcclain can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Mcclain may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Mcclain come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Mcclain are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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Surnames like Mcclain change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Mcclain were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Mcclain. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Mcclain name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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