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The nationality of Hoffman can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Hoffman may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Hoffman come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Hoffman originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Hoffman were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Hoffman. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Hoffman family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Hoffman change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over generations.

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