Duffy Surname History
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- Duffy last name meaning & etymology
- Duffy spelling & pronunciation
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Duffy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Duffy is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Duffy may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Duffy Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Duffy 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 family names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Duffy originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
Duffy Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Duffy were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Duffy. Names like Duffy vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Duffy family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Duffy Family Tree
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- R.D. Duffy
- Mary Elizabeth Duffy ? - 1928
- William L. Duffy 1800 - 1844
- Mary Virginia Duffy Coombs
- Helen Rose (BOILLOT) Duffy
- Margaret Duffy
- James Gavan Duffy
- Margaretta Jane Duffy
- John Stead Duffy
- Annie Evangeline Duffy