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The nationality of O'Kelley is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of O'Kelley may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

O'Kelley Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of O'Kelley 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 surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like O'Kelley originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

O'Kelley Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as O'Kelley were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of O'Kelley. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the O'Kelley surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like O'Kelley change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over the years.

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