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The nationality of Merken can be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merken may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Merken come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Merken come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Family names like Merken change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Merken were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Merken. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Merken last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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