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The nationality of De Graaff may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of De Graaff may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

De Graaff Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of De Graaff come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like De Graaff are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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Last names like De Graaff vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as De Graaff were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of De Graaff. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the De Graaff surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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