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The meaning of O'Sullivan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like O'Sullivan come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as O'Sullivan were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of O'Sullivan. Surnames like O'Sullivan change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the O'Sullivan family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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