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The nationality of Merkins can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merkins may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Merkins come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Merkins are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Surnames like Merkins transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Merkins were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Merkins. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Merkins last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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