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The nationality of Merrison may be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Merrison may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Merrison come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Merrison originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Merrison were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Merrison. Family names like Merrison change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over the years. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Merrison last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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