Kaufhold Family History
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Kaufhold Name Meaning
German: topographic name from a Middle Low German field name composed of the elements kouf ‘trade’ + holt ‘forest’ denoting a location which was connected with the primary local trade (e.g. mining, salt extraction, etc.). By a process of folk etymology the second element was modified to -hold ‘loyal’, a common element of personal names.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gaumond, Harold, Caufield, Berthold, Huxhold, Haubold, Gafford