Huffer Family History
Huffer Name Meaning
English: possibly a variant of Hufford itself a variant of Ufford . English and Welsh: perhaps a variant of Hovey . German (Hüffer): from the ancient Germanic personal name Hugifrid composed of the elements hug ‘head mind spirit’ + frid ‘peace’. North German (Hüffer): status name for a prosperous small farmer. Compare South German Huber . Americanized form of German Hoffer .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022