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What does Kieffner mean?

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

Associated with: maker (occupational).


Kieffner has 2 variants: Kiefner and Kueffner.

5 more alternative forms via Kiefer: Keefer, Keifer, Kiefert, Kieffer and Kuefer.

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Middle name pairings:
Kieffner Jayven (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kieffner?

Kieffner is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#116123 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kiefer and Keifer are the popular variation forms of Kieffner (not ranked). Other forms, like Kiefner, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Kieffner was at its highest in 1991 (median #816), but now, the version Kiefer has become somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dieter, Einer, Fielder, Heiner, Keane, Kearne, Kearney, Keder, Keefe, Keeffe, Keene, Keenen, Keer, Kefir, Keller, Kenner, Kennet, Kenney, Kepler, Keppler, Kester, Keyne, Kidder, Kiean, Kienan, Kienen, Kieran, Kieren, Kiernan, Kieron, Kierren, Kinney, Kirone, Kleiner, Kleinert, Konner, Miner, Pieter, Regner, Reiner, Shefer, Telfer, Verner and Werner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kieffner.

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