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The nationality of O'Leary can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of O'Leary may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of O'Leary come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like O'Leary originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the O'Leary surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like O'Leary vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as O'Leary were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of O'Leary.

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