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The nationality of Rief can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Rief may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Rief come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Rief come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rief last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Rief change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Rief were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rief.

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