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Merighen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Merighen can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merighen may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Merighen Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Merighen come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names can 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 early ancestors. Many western names like Merighen come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Merighen Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Merighen were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Merighen. Surnames like Merighen transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Merighen name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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