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The nationality of Shafter may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Shafter may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

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The meaning of Shafter come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Shafter originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shafter family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shafter were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shafter. Surnames like Shafter vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time.

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