Huffer Family History
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Huffer Name Meaning
English: possibly an unflattering nickname for a boastful, swaggering person (one who huffs and puffs). German (Hüffer): from the Germanic personal name Hugifrid, composed of hug ‘head’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + frid ‘peace’. North German (Hüffer): status name for a prosperous small farmer. Compare South German Huber. German: probably an American spelling of Hof or Hoff.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press