Sheriff Surname History
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- Sheriff last name meaning & etymology
- Sheriff spelling & pronunciation
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Sheriff Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Sheriff may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Sheriff may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Sheriff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Sheriff come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Sheriff are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Sheriff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sheriff were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Sheriff. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Sheriff surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Sheriff change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over time.
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Sheriff Family Tree
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- Martha Unknown Sheriff 1600 - 1669
- George Scott Sheriff
- Aymer Le Despenser Despencer [sheriff], [sheriff] 1150 - 1204
- Herbert Sheriff Fitzpiers, Sheriff Hampshir 1207 - 1248
- John Sheriff 1510 - ?
- Thomas Shreve Sheriff
- Daniel Sheriff Shreve
- John Sheriff
- Caleb Sheriff Shreve
- Mary Sheriff