Affonso Surname History
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Affonso Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Affonso can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Affonso may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Affonso Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Affonso come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Affonso are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Affonso Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Affonso change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Affonso were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Affonso. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Affonso last name are important to understanding the history of the name.
Last names similar to AffonsoAffonso de, Affonso de Bai, Affonso de Mello, Affonso de Portugal, Affonso of, Affonso Pimentel, Affonsoux, Affontino, Affoo, Affoon, Affo oussesseboe, Affora, AfforbFrabalt, Afford, Afforde, Afforder, Afforertet, Afforo, Af Forsell, Af Forselles
Affonso Family Tree
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- Martim Afonso De De Melo Melo 1440 - ?
- Pedro Affonso De Sousa 1305 - 1357
- Branca Affonso
- Magdalena de Macedo Affonso
- Margarida Affonso
- Izabel Affonso Dias
- Fernão Affonso Alcoforado
- Rodrigo Affonso Pimentel
- William Affonso 1949 - 1992
- Francisco Affonso 1918 - 1975