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Ralph Surname History
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Ralph Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ralph may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Ralph may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Ralph Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ralph come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Ralph originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Ralph Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Ralph family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Ralph were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ralph. Last names like Ralph change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over time.
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Ralph Family Tree
Here are a few of the Ralph biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Ralphs
- Silas Ralph Franklin 1865 - ?
- Ora Ralph Curtis 1910 - ?
- Ida McNorth & (little Ralph) Christy
- James Paden Paxton 1887 - ?
- R.H. aka Ralph Ellis 1908 - ?
- robert ralph 1905 - ?
- Willard Ralph Dean 1930 - ?
- Ranulf Idsell) O D'engaine 1070 - 1081
- Eusebia Ralph
- Revd. Ralph Blomer ? - 1732