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The nationality of Quaker is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Quaker may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Quaker Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Quaker come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Quaker come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Quaker Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Quaker were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Quaker. Family names like Quaker transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Quaker family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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