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The meaning of De Graaf come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like De Graaf are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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