Mahaffay Surname History
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Mahaffay Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Mahaffay can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Mahaffay may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Mahaffay Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Mahaffay come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Mahaffay originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Mahaffay Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Mahaffay family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Mahaffay were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Mahaffay. Family names like Mahaffay vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over generations.
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Mahaffay Family Tree
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- Mallie Mahaffay 1902 - 1986
- Mary M Mahaffay 1906 - 1989
- Alice Mahaffay 1889 - 1976
- Nana Mahaffay 1887 - 1967
- James Mahaffay 1878 - 1968
- Francis Mahaffay 1916 - 1967
- Erna L Mahaffay 1918 - 2003
- Lester F Mahaffay 1903 - 1994
- Albert W Mahaffay 1910 - 1988
- Florence Mahaffay 1894 - 1974