Duff Surname History
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Duff Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Duff is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Duff may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Duff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Duff come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Duff originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Duff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Duff family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Duff vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Duff were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Duff.
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Duff Family Tree
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- Catherine Duff 1817 - ?
- B.L. Duff
- ? Duff
- Artee V Duff 1887 - ?
- John or Hiram Duff
- Alastair Duff Marquess Of Macduff 1890 - 1890
- Charles Carnegie Lord Carnegie 1989 - present
- Jean Duff ? - 1805
- Alexander Duff
- Anne Duff