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Melvin Surname History

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Melvin Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Melvin is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Melvin may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Melvin Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Melvin come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Melvin originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Melvin were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Melvin. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Melvin family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Melvin transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over generations.

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