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The meaning of Sheepshanks come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Sheepshanks come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sheepshanks were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Sheepshanks. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Sheepshanks last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Sheepshanks vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time.

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