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The nationality of Wharf is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Wharf may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Wharf Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Wharf come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Wharf are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

Wharf Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Wharf were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Wharf. Last names like Wharf vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries across time. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Wharf surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

Last names similar to Wharf

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