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The nationality of Merrit may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merrit may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Merrit Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Merrit come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Merrit come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Merrit Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Merrit name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Merrit transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Merrit were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Merrit.

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