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The nationality of South is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of South may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

South Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of South come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames may 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 family members. Many western names like South are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as South were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of South. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the South family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like South change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time.

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