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The nationality of Moat is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Moat may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Moat Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Moat come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Moat come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Moat Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Moat were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Moat. Family names like Moat transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over generations. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Moat family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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