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The nationality of Merits is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merits may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Merits come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Merits are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Merits name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Merits were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Merits. Last names like Merits vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations.

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