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The nationality of O'Neill is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of O'Neill may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of O'Neill come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like O'Neill come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as O'Neill were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of O'Neill. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the O'Neill name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like O'Neill change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years.

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