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The nationality of Mordecai may be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Mordecai may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Mordecai come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Mordecai are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Mordecai last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Mordecai were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Mordecai. Names like Mordecai change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over generations.

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