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The nationality of Wray can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Wray may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Wray Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Wray come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Wray originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

Wray Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Wray surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Wray were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Wray. Names like Wray transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.

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