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The nationality of Clifts may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Clifts may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Clifts 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 a different language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Clifts are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Clifts family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Clifts were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Clifts. Family names like Clifts change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years.

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