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The nationality of Moniz can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Moniz may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Moniz Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Moniz come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Moniz come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Moniz were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Moniz. Surnames like Moniz change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Moniz surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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