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The nationality of Coffin can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Coffin may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Coffin come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Coffin originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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Surnames like Coffin transform in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Coffin were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Coffin. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Coffin surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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