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The nationality of Rees may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Rees may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Rees come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Rees originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Names like Rees vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Rees were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rees. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rees family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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