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The nationality of Michael may be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Michael may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Michael Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Michael come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Michael come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

Michael Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Michael family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Michael change in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Michael were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Michael.

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