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What does Kiefert mean?

Kiefert Pronunciation of Kiefert [kiefert] as a boys' name has its root in German, and Kiefert means "barrel maker". Kiefert is a version of Kiefer (German): variation of Cooper.

Associated with: maker (occupational).


6 alternative forms via Kiefer: Keefer, Keifer, Kieffer, Kieffner, Kiefner and Kuefer.

Creative forms:
(male) Keefert, Kofert, ..

(female) Kieker, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kiefert Duncan (K.D.), ..

How popular is Kiefert?

Kiefert is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#85297 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Keifer and Kiefer are the prominent alternative forms of Kiefert (not ranked). Other variants, like Keefer, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Kiefert was well-received 2 decades ago (average #816), but now, the version Kiefer has become less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keifer, Kiefer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kiefert and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailbert (see Albert), Dilbert, Eilert, Filbert, Geert, Gilbert, Keder, Keefe, Keer, Kefir, Kidder, Kienen, Kieren, Kleinert, Klement, Rickert, Sebert, Wilbert and Wolfert. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kiefert.

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