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The nationality of Nigh is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Nigh may be in dispute based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Nigh Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Nigh come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Nigh are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Nigh were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Nigh. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Nigh family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Nigh transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries across time.

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