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The nationality of Kieffer is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Kieffer may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Kieffer come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Kieffer originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Kieffer were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Kieffer. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kieffer family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Kieffer vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over time.

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