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The nationality of Shihab can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shihab may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Shihab Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Shihab 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 may be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Shihab come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Shihab Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Shihab were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Shihab. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Shihab surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Shihab vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over the years.

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