Wolff Surname History
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- Wolff spelling & pronunciation
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Wolff Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Wolff can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Wolff may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Wolff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Wolff come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Wolff are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Wolff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Last names like Wolff transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Wolff were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Wolff. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Wolff surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Wolff Family Tree
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- Eiler Christian Wolff 1637 - 1711
- Otto Gabriel Wolff
- Herbert Arnold Jacob Wolff 1887 - 1962
- Princess Mathilde of Wolff-metternich 1840 - 1925
- Karoline Wolff Von gudenberg
- John 1320 Wallace 1320 - ?
- Kitty Wolff 1885 - 1946
- Otto Herbert Wolff
- Anna Wolff
- Reb XY Wolff