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The nationality of Quay is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Quay may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Quay Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Quay come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Quay are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

Quay Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Quay were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Quay. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Quay surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Quay change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations.

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