Neil Surname History
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Neil Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Neil can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Neil may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Neil Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Neil come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Neil come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Neil Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Neil last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Neil vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Neil were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Neil.
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Neil Family Tree
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- Okie Neil Clark 1911 - ?
- Harold Neil Shafer 1900 - ?
- Corneilius (Neil) C Powell 1890 - ?
- Peggy Neil
- Virginia Neil
- Christopher Neil Sumter 1973 - ?
- Barron Neil Mcauley 1888 - 1982
- Martin Neil Bradley 1839 - 1848
- Nigel (Neil) Bruce, of Annandale
- John Neil Mcleod 1874 - 1957