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The nationality of Handford is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Handford may be in dispute based on whether the surname 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 come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Handford come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Handford are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Handford were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Handford. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Handford family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Handford vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time.

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