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The nationality of Orr can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Orr may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Orr come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Orr come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Orr were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Orr. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Orr surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Orr transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over generations.

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