Moriah Surname History
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- Moriah last name meaning & etymology
- Moriah spelling & pronunciation
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Moriah Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Moriah can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Moriah may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Moriah Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Moriah come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Moriah originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Moriah Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Moriah family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Moriah transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Moriah were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Moriah.
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Moriah Family Tree
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- Ann Moriah Redd 1830 - 1908
- Ann Moriah Goodman 1849 - 1925
- Harriet Moriah Sprague
- Louisa Moriah Paddock
- Mary Moriah Ferguson
- Helen Moriah Johnson
- Ida Moriah 1915 - 1915
- John R. Moriah