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The nationality of Merle can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Merle may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Merle come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Merle are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Merle were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Merle. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Merle family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Merle change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over time.

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