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The nationality of Merriden can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Merriden may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Merriden come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Merriden originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

Merriden Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Names like Merriden vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Merriden were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Merriden. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Merriden family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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