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The nationality of Buffington may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Buffington may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Buffington Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Buffington come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Buffington are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

Buffington Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Buffington family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Buffington were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Buffington. Last names like Buffington vary in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time.

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