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Meagher Surname History

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Meagher Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Meagher can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Meagher may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Meagher Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Meagher come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Meagher are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

Meagher Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Meagher last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Meagher change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Meagher were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Meagher.

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