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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).

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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".

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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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