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Kaufer Name Meaning

German (also Käufer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a trader or shopkeeper, from Middle High German koufer, köfer, German Kaufer ‘seller’, ‘trader’. The base form kouf (from Latin caupo ‘merchant’) already had this meaning but was subsequently augmented by various suffixes: -er, -el, -man.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Laufer, Kapfer, Kafer, Kauer, Kupfer, Maurer, Hauter, Kuter, Mauer

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Kaufer Family Origin

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Kaufer Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Brewery

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, Keeping House, Baker and Brewery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaufer. A less common occupation for the Kaufer family was Butcher. The most common Kaufer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 10% of Kaufer's were Keeping Houses.

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Kaufer Historical Records

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Kaufer Life Expectancy

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