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The nationality of Russells can be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Russells may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Russells come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Russells are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Russells were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Russells. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Russells surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Russells change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over generations.

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