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The nationality of Messendorf can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Messendorf may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Messendorf come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Messendorf originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Messendorf were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Messendorf. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Messendorf family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Messendorf change in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over time.

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