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Norfolk Surname History

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Norfolk Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Norfolk may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Norfolk may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Norfolk Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Norfolk come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Norfolk are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Norfolk Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Norfolk surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Norfolk vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Norfolk were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Norfolk.

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