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The nationality of Selvey may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Selvey may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

Selvey Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Selvey come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Selvey come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Selvey surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Selvey vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Selvey were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Selvey.

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