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The nationality of Dornhoffer is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dornhoffer may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Dornhoffer Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Dornhoffer 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 another language. For this reason it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Dornhoffer are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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