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The nationality of Rapier may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Rapier may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Rapier come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Rapier originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Rapier were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rapier. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Rapier name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Rapier transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time.

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