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The nationality of Yadav may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Yadav may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Yadav Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Yadav come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Yadav are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Yadav Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Yadav were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Yadav. Family names like Yadav transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Yadav last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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