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The nationality of Mills may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Mills may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Mills come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Mills originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Mills last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Mills were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Mills. Family names like Mills transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over time.

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