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Naffis Surname Origin
(origin French) From Nefils, that is, born son, from Ne and fils. Nwyfus, in the Welsh, signifies brisk, springhtly, active.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Naffis Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Naffis family history than the origin of your surname:
A Naffis Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes