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Nafy Surname History
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Nafy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Nafy may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Nafy may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Nafy Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Nafy come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Nafy are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Nafy Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Nafy were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Nafy. Surnames like Nafy transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Nafy family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
Last names similar to NafyNafz, Nafzder, Nafzeiger, Nafzer, Nafz-frech, Nafzgar, Nafzger, Nafzicer, Nafzieger, Nafzier, Nafzigar, Nafzigen, Nafziger, Nafziger-schüppel, Nafziger-wick, Nafzinger, Nafzker, Nafzueger, Nafz-wehle, Nafzyger
Nafy Family Tree
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- Susannah Carman Nafy-Combes
- Edwin Nafy
- Edwin F. Nafy
- Charles Nafy 1890 - 1892
- Herman Nafy 1857 - 1899
- Theodore Nafy
- Arthur E Nafy 1908 - ?