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The nationality of Mcdonnell is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Mcdonnell may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Mcdonnell Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Mcdonnell come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Mcdonnell are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Mcdonnell were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Mcdonnell. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Mcdonnell family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Mcdonnell change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over the years.

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