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The nationality of Merlihan may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merlihan may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Merlihan come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Merlihan come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Merlihan were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Merlihan. Last names like Merlihan transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over the years. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Merlihan surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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