Delafoy Family History & Genealogy
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Delafoy Surname History
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Delafoy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Delafoy is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Delafoy may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Delafoy Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Delafoy come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Delafoy originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Delafoy Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Names like Delafoy change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Delafoy were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Delafoy. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Delafoy name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Delafoy Family Tree
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- Alphonse Emile Delafoy ? - 1888
- Alphonse Ernest Victor Delafoy ? - 1894
- Alphonse Montezuma Delafoy ? - 1849
- Antoine Delafoy 1687 - ?
- Catherine Delafoy ? - 1676
- Cautien Charles Louis Delafoy ? - 1849
- Edmond Delafoy ? - 1887
- Eugene Delafoy ? - 1874
- Eugène Gaspard Delafoy ? - 1889
- Fleury Delafoy ? - 1694