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Shepard Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Shepard come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Shepard come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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