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The nationality of Norris can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Norris may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Norris Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Norris come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Norris originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Norris were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Norris. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Norris name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Norris vary in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years.

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