Afanassieff Family History & Genealogy
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Afanassieff Surname History
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The nationality of Afanassieff can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Afanassieff may be in dispute based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Afanassieff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Afanassieff come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Afanassieff originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Afanassieff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Afanassieff were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Afanassieff. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Afanassieff surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Afanassieff change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over time.
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Afanassieff Family Tree
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- Helen Afanassieff 1897 - 1974
- Peter Afanassieff 1931 - 1976
- Minna Afanassieff 1904 - 1981
- Val Afanassieff 1899 - 1982
- Sylvia Afanassieff 1905 - 1985
- Vera Afanassieff 1923 - 2006
- Ilia Afanassieff 1896 - 1924