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The nationality of Ogilvie can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ogilvie may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about 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 regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Ogilvie come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Ogilvie are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ogilvie were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ogilvie. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ogilvie surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Ogilvie change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years.

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