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The nationality of Merrell can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merrell may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Merrell come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Merrell come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Merrell were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Merrell. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Merrell family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Merrell vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages across time.

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