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Shaikh Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Shaikh may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Shaikh may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Shaikh Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Shaikh come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Shaikh originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

Shaikh Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Shaikh were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Shaikh. Family names like Shaikh transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shaikh family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

Last names similar to Shaikh

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