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The nationality of Moores can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Moores may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Moores come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Moores come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Moores family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Moores change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Moores were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Moores.

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