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The nationality of Small may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Small may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Small come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Small come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Small were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Small. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Small name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Small transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over generations.

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