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The nationality of Peffley may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Peffley may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Peffley Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Peffley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Peffley are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Peffley were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Peffley. Last names like Peffley change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Peffley family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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