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The nationality of Afanasiev may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Afanasiev may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Afanasiev come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Afanasiev come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Afanasiev were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Afanasiev. Last names like Afanasiev change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Afanasiev surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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