Softley Family History
Softley Surname History
The Softley family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Softley has spread, it has evolved making its etymology challenging to unearth. This Softley history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Softley surname made up of user-contributed content from users like you. Softley family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Softley family members.
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The evolution of Softley begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
Softley ancestors have moved across various regions all throughout history. It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Softley name may have changed with them.
Softley country of origin
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The nationality of Softley may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Softley may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Meaning of the last name Softley
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The meaning of Softley come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Many of these trade-based last names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Softley originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Kenneth R Softley 1907 - 1989
- Helen Softley 1914 - 1989
- Gordon Softley 1902 - 1986
- Margaret Softley 1904 - 1984
- Arthur Softley 1895 - 1975
- Roceal Softley 1901 - 1990
- K R Softley 1930 - 1987
- Celia I Softley 1910 - 2001
- Ernest Softley 1886 - 1963
- Kathryn Softley 1901 - 1977
- Dorothy Softley
- Theodore Softley 1935 - 1970
- William Softley 1879 - 1973
- Charline Softley 1915 - 1986
- James Softley 1900 - 1970
- Will Softley 1911 - 1964
- Clara J Softley 1909 - 1991
- Howard Softley 1910 - 2000
- Edythe Softley 1869 - 1963
- Edward E Softley 1944 - 2002
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Famous people named Softley
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Softley
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Softley. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Softley spelling variations
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Names like Softley change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Softley were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Softley. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Softley family name are important to understanding the history of the name.