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The nationality of Nias is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Nias may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Nias come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Nias come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Nias were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Nias. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Nias last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Nias vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time.

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