Caufield Family History
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Caufield Name Meaning
English and Irish: variant spelling of Caulfield. Americanized form of German Kauffeld, a development from Kaufwald, seemingly topographic names with the familiar suffixes -feld ‘open country’, -wald ‘wood(s)’, but actually derivatives or nicknames from Old High German kouf ‘trade’, ‘purchase’. See Koff.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press