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The nationality of Phillip may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Phillip may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Phillip Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Phillip come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Phillip originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Phillip were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Phillip. Last names like Phillip transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over generations. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Phillip family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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