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The nationality of Meritt can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Meritt may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Meritt come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Meritt come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Meritt were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Meritt. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Meritt family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Meritt transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over generations.

Last names similar to Meritt

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