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The nationality of Moors is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Moors may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Moors Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Moors come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Moors are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Moors were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Moors. Surnames like Moors change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Moors last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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