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The nationality of Nighan is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Nighan may be in dispute based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Nighan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Nighan originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

Nighan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Nighan were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Nighan. Last names like Nighan transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over generations. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Nighan name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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