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Riffe Surname History
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Riffe Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Riffe is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Riffe may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Riffe Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Riffe come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Riffe originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Riffe Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Riffe surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Riffe were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Riffe. Surnames like Riffe change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years.
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Riffe Family Tree
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- Pricey Wilson Riffe 1842 - ?
- John M Riffe 1845 - ?
- Russell Riffe 1900 - 1980
- James W. Riffe 1854 - 1935
- Cassie Wireman Riffe 1879 - 1956
- Delila Riffe 1909 - ?
- Elliott Riffe 1911 - 1981
- Katie Riffe 1902 - 1986
- Leck Riffe 1898 - 1984
- Lila Riffe 1907 - ?