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The nationality of Shepherd is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Shepherd may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Shepherd Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Shepherd come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Shepherd originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Shepherd were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shepherd. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Shepherd last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Shepherd transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries across time.

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