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The nationality of Miriams can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Miriams may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Miriams come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Miriams come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Miriams surname are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Miriams were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Miriams. Last names like Miriams vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time.

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