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The nationality of Shields can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shields may be in dispute depending on whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Shields Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Shields come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is useful to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Shields are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Shields family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shields were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shields. Last names like Shields change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over generations.

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