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What does Kieffer mean?

Kieffer Pronunciation of Kieffer as a boys' name has its root in German, and the name Kieffer means "barrel maker". Kieffer is a variant form of Kiefer (German): respelling of Cooper.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ki-, -er, maker (occupational)


VARIANTS Kuefer, Keifer, Keefer

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA KIEFER Kiefert, Kieffner, Kiefner, Kueffner



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How popular is Kieffer?

Kieffer is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#5118 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Kiefer and Keifer are the popular alternative forms of Kieffer (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). These relations of Kieffer were favored as baby names 24 years ago (MEDIAN #816). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Kieffer is alike in pronunciation to Kefir. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Dieter, Fielder, Keder, Keefe, Keeffe, Keer, Keller, Kenner, Kepler, Kester, Kidder, Kienen, Kieren, Kierren, Kleiner, Pieter, Shefer and Telfer. Like Kieffer, these names are not commonly used.

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