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The nationality of Or can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Or may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally 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 "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Or Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Or come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Or come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

Or Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Or were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Or. Last names like Or transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Or last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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