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The nationality of Moore can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Moore may be in dispute based on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Moore come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Moore come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Moore family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Moore were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Moore. Names like Moore transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time.

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