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The nationality of Snell can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Snell may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Snell come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Snell originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Snell were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Snell. Surnames like Snell transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Snell last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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