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The nationality of Swafford may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Swafford may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Swafford come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Swafford originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Swafford were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Swafford. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Swafford name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Swafford change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over the years.

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