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The nationality of Whish can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Whish may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Whish Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Whish come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Whish come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Whish were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Whish. Family names like Whish vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages across time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Whish surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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