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The nationality of Meritus can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Meritus may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Meritus Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Meritus come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Meritus originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Names like Meritus transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Meritus were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Meritus. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Meritus name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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