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The nationality of Shapley is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shapley may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Shapley Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Shapley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Shapley originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Shapley Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shapley were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shapley. Surnames like Shapley vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shapley family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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