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The meaning of Wainwright 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 may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Wainwright are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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