Ruff Surname History
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- Ruff last name meaning & etymology
- Ruff spelling & pronunciation
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Ruff Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ruff is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Ruff may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Ruff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ruff come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Ruff originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Ruff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ruff were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ruff. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ruff family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Ruff change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries across time.
Last names similar to RuffRüff, Ruffa, Ruffaadonald, Ruffaele, Ruffaelia, Ruffaeo, Ruffage, Ruffain, Ruffal, Ruff albert, Ruffaldi, Ruffalin, Ruffalino, Ruffallo, Ruffalo, Ruffalovincent, Ruffan, Ruffana, Ruffanel, Ruffaner
Ruff Family Tree
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- Lela Eritta Ruff Baker
- nancy carol armistead ruff
- jonathan ramone ruff
- Marie L Ruff 1912 - ?
- Elsie L (Hudson) Ruff 1893 - ?
- Anna Ruff
- Gertie Louise Cowley Ruff
- Eugenia Ruff
- Scvilla Ruff Scott Chappell
- Cornelia Calvin Ruff