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The nationality of Merles can be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merles may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Merles come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Merles come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Merles surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Merles vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Merles were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Merles.

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