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The nationality of Buford may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Buford may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Buford Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Buford come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Buford come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Buford were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Buford. Family names like Buford change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Buford name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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