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Shai Surname History
The family history of the Shai last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Shai:
- Shai family history
- Shai country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Shai last name meaning & etymology
- Shai spelling & pronunciation
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Shai Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Shai is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Shai may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Shai Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Shai come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Shai come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Shai Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shai were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shai. Family names like Shai vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over the years. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shai name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
Last names similar to ShaiShaia, Shaiak, Shaian, Shaiarchico, Shaiars, Shaiati-ghahan, Shaia younan, Shaib, Shaiba, Shaibani, Shaibel, Shaibi, Shaible, Shaibley, Shaiblin, Shaibly, Shaibov, Shaibrl, Shaibu, Shaich
Shai Family Tree
Here are a few of the Shai genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Shais
- Irene Shai 1894 - 1983
- Mary v Shai 1894 - 1991
- Milton Shai 1893 - 1967
- Nathan Shai 1893 - 1969
- Shen O Shai 1918 - 2010
- Rose Shai 1901 - 1977
- Hattie Shai 1898 - 1985
- Mary A Shai 1912 - 2000
- Michael Shai 1904 - 1956
- Joseph Shai 1921 - 1985