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The nationality of Harriff is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Harriff may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Harriff Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Harriff come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Harriff are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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Names like Harriff vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Harriff were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Harriff. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Harriff name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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