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The nationality of Murray can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Murray may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Murray Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Murray come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Murray originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

Murray Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Murray were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Murray. Surnames like Murray change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Murray last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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