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The nationality of Dumford may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dumford may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Dumford come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Dumford come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Dumford were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Dumford. Family names like Dumford change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over generations. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Dumford family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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