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The nationality of Opal can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Opal may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Opal Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Opal 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 can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Opal originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Opal were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Opal. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Opal family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Opal transform in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over generations.

Last names similar to Opal

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