Quaiff Surname History
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Quaiff Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Quaiff is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Quaiff may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Quaiff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Quaiff come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Quaiff are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Quaiff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Quaiff were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Quaiff. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Quaiff family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Quaiff change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries across time.
Last names similar to QuaiffQuaiffe, Quaig, Quaigean, Quaigen, Quaigg, Quaigwer, Quaij, Quaijhaeghs, Quaijhagens, Quaijhaghe, Quaijtaal, Quaijwegen, Quaik, Quaika, Quaiker, Quail, Quailan, Quaile, Quaile-kersken, Quailen
Quaiff Family Tree
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- William Quaiff 1884 - 1968
- Frank W Quaiff 1920 - 2001
- Dorothy C Quaiff 1921 - 2005
- Charlie R Quaiff 1922 - 1994
- Flora Quaiff 1894 - 1968
- Nora Quaiff 1894 - 1976
- Stephen Quaiff
- Chester R Quaiff 1926 - ?