Clift Surname History
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- Clift last name meaning & etymology
- Clift spelling & pronunciation
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Clift Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Clift can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Clift may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came in to being 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 countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Clift Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Clift come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Clift come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Clift Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Clift family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Clift were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Clift. Family names like Clift vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over the years.
Last names similar to CliftCliftain, Cliftallen, Cliftan, Cliften, Cliftgon, Clifthill, Clifticlifford, Cliftin, Cliftinger, Clift Jr, Cliftkevin, Cliftner, Clifto, Cliftoj, Clifton, Clifton-alle, Cliftonanthony, Cliftonarthur, Cliftonbaker, Cliftonbilly
Clift Family Tree
Here are a few of the Clift biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Clifts
- Maxine (Clift) Page
- Lydia Doggett Clift 1712 - 1790
- Amos Clift 1769 - 1818
- Nathaniel Clift 1775 - 1837
- James Clift 1772 - 1854
- Benjamin D Clift 1790 - 1870
- Joseph Clift 1770 - 1849
- William J Clift 1774 - 1849
- Henry Clift 1775 - 1854
- John Clift 1778 - ?