Sheriff Family History
Sheriff Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Sheriff last name, Sheriff etymology, and history of people with the Sheriff name. Sheriff family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Sheriff family members. The last name Sheriff is an old family line that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Sheriff family has migrated, it has evolved making its origin a challenge to unearth.
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The evolution of Sheriff starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Sheriff families emigrated between countries and languages, the Sheriff name may have changed with them. Sheriff family members have migrated around the world all throughout history.
Sheriff country of origin
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The nationality of Sheriff may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Sheriff may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Sheriff
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The meaning of Sheriff come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Many of these profession-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Sheriff originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Mary Sheriff
- Thomas Shreve Sheriff
- Elizabeth Sheriff Carter
- Wati Heratini Pire Sheriff Teira 1899 - 1963
- Mary Harris Sheriff Musgrave
- Martha Unknown Sheriff 1600 - 1669
- Samuel Marchant Sheriff, MD
- George Scott Sheriff
- Aymer Le Despenser Despencer [sheriff], [sheriff] 1150 - 1204
- Daniel Sheriff Shreve
- Herbert Sheriff Fitzpiers, Sheriff Hampshir 1207 - 1248
- John Sheriff 1510 - ?
- Martha Sheriff Shreve
- William (Sheriff) Sheriff Shreve, Sr.
- Susannah Sheriff Thomas
- John Corbet Sheriff 1526, sheriff 1526 1476 - 1555
- Caleb Sheriff Shreve
- John Sheriff
- Martha Potter Sheriff
- Sarah Sheriff Moon(e)
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Famous people named Sheriff
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Sheriff
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Sheriff. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Sheriff family
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Sheriff spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sheriff were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Sheriff. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Sheriff last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Sheriff change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time.