Chieffo Family History
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Chieffo Name Meaning
Altered spelling Italian (Calabrian) Chiefo, which is probably from a nickname, perhaps with sinister connotations, from ceffo ‘muzzle’, ‘snout’, ‘bestial face’ (from French chef ‘head’, from Latin caput).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cheff, Griffo, Cioffi, Ciervo, Chico, Chiaro, Hefty, Ciuffo, Chaffin