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The nationality of Gaffney is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gaffney may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Gaffney come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Gaffney are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Gaffney surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gaffney were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Gaffney. Surnames like Gaffney transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras across time.

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