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Shakya Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Shakya is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shakya may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Shakya Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Shakya come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Shakya come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Shakya Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shakya were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Shakya. Surnames like Shakya vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over the years. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Shakya family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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