Hereford Surname History
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Hereford Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Hereford may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Hereford may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Hereford Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Hereford come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Hereford come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Hereford Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Hereford were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Hereford. Last names like Hereford vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages across time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Hereford surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Hereford Family Tree
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- Benjamin Hagerman Hereford 1830 - ?
- Alfred Powell Hereford 1835 - ?
- John Burr Hereford 1843 - ?
- Sarah Catherine Stuart Foote Hereford 1806 - ?
- Jane Catherine Hereford 1840 - ?
- Francis Hereford 1825 - ?
- Henry Foote Hereford 1827 - ?
- Richard Helm Hereford 1833 - ?
- Elizabeth Hereford Cary 1587 - 1617
- Lord Bishop James Beauclerk of Hereford 1702 - 1787