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The nationality of Merrigan is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Merrigan may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Merrigan Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Merrigan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Merrigan come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

Merrigan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Merrigan last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Merrigan were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Merrigan. Family names like Merrigan transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time.

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