Taft Surname History
A famous member of the Taft family is William Howard Taft, former President of the United States of America. The history of the Taft family and the meaning and origin of the surname Taft have not yet been shared on this page.
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- Taft last name meaning & etymology
- Taft spelling & pronunciation
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Taft Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Taft may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Taft may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Taft Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Taft come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Taft originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Taft Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Taft were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Taft. Family names like Taft change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Taft surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Taft Family Tree
Here are a few of the Taft biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Tafts
- Maggie (McLean) Taft 1870 - ?
- Alice Taft 1707 - 1721
- Amariah Taft 1746 - 1746
- Amariah Taft 1746 - 1746
- Elisha Taft 1728 - 1791
- Elizabeth Taft 1704 - 1704
- Eunice Taft 1709 - 1787
- Gideon Taft 1715 - 1763
- Hannah Taft 1726 - 1802
- Huldah Arnold Taft 1718 - 1799
Famous People named Taft
Famous members of the Taft family:
- William Howard Taft (former US President)