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Kieff Surname History
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Kieff Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Kieff can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Kieff may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Kieff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Kieff come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Kieff are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Kieff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kieff family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Kieff were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Kieff. Surnames like Kieff transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.
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Kieff Family Tree
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- Hannah Grafton Kieff 1803 - 1886
- Sarah Kieff Brewster 1823 - 1892
- Vivian T Kieff 1909 - 1994
- Agnes Kieff 1904 - 1985
- Herbert Kieff 1908 - 1980
- James Kieff 1913 - 1978
- Rosanna Kieff 1877 - 1971
- Henry J Kieff 1917 - 2002
- Daniel Kieff 1921 - 1987
- George Kieff 1921 - 1994