Factor Family History
Factor Name Meaning
American shortened and altered form of Jewish (from Poland) Faktorowicz: patronymic from faktor an occupational name meaning ‘broker agent’ in Polish. German: humanistic surname a translation into Latin of any of various surnames meaning ‘steward’ or ‘agent’ for example Hoffmann or Meyer . In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Faktor. Both forms of the surname are rare in Germany. Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Faktor: occupational name from faktor denoting an agent i.e. an intermediary between the employer and the workers or a head of the working group.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022