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The nationality of Altafi can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Altafi may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Altafi come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Altafi originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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Last names like Altafi change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Altafi were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Altafi. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Altafi name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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