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The nationality of Thayer may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Thayer may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Thayer Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Thayer come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Thayer are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Thayer were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Thayer. Family names like Thayer change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Thayer surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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