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The nationality of Shipley can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shipley may be in dispute based on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

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The meaning of Shipley come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Shipley are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shipley were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Shipley. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Shipley family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Shipley transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time.

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