Swofford Surname History
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Swofford Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Swofford is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Swofford may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Swofford Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Swofford come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Swofford are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Swofford Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Swofford surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Swofford were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Swofford. Last names like Swofford change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over generations.
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Swofford Family Tree
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- Miriam C. Sullens Swofford
- James Swofford
- Ayres Swofford
- Moses Swofford
- Hiram K. Swofford
- John Swofford
- Frances Swofford
- Susan Swofford
- Catherine Swofford
- Lucy Jane Swofford