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The nationality of Penafiel may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Penafiel may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

Penafiel Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Penafiel come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Penafiel come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

Penafiel Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Penafiel surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Penafiel change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Penafiel were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Penafiel.

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