Wolff Family History
Wolff Surname History
The last name Wolff is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Wolff family has spread, it has changed making its etymology difficult to uncover. This Wolff origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Wolff surname made up of user-submitted content from other AncientFaces users. Wolff family history has a complex evolution whose details have been accumulated over the years by Wolff family members.
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The evolution of Wolff starts with the origins of thesurname. Even in the earliest days of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
Wolff families have moved around different countries all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Wolff name may have changed with them.
Wolff country of origin
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The nationality of Wolff is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Wolff may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Wolff
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The meaning of Wolff come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Wolff originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- Eiler Christian Wolff 1637 - 1711
- Herbert Arnold Jacob Wolff 1887 - 1962
- Kela Caroline ITZIG Wolff
- Reb XY Wolff
- Kitty Wolff 1885 - 1946
- Wolf Hayum (Hajum) Wolff Ladenburg 1766 - 1851
- Anna Wolff
- Jacob Wolff Guggenheim
- Princess Mathilde of Wolff-metternich 1840 - 1925
- Otto Herbert Wolff
- Karoline Wolff Von gudenberg
- Otto Gabriel Wolff
- Anna Luise Von Wolff/von von Grunewaldt Uexkull
- Miriam Marianne Itzig 1727 - 1788
- Hannah Bertha Dehn Wolff 1866 - ?
- John 1320 Wallace 1320 - ?
- Friedel Wolff Kalischer ? - 1803
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Famous people named Wolff
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Wolff
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Wolff. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Wolff family
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Wolff spelling variations
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Family names like Wolff change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Wolff were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Wolff. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Wolff last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.