Kopf Family History
Kopf Name Meaning
German (also Köpf): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cups or flasks from Middle High German kopf ‘flask’ (from Late Latin cuppa ‘cask’). German (also Köpf) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with some noticeable peculiarity or deformity of the head from Middle High German kopf (the same word as in 1 above used in a transferred sense which during the Middle Ages gradually ousted the earlier word houbet ‘head’) German Kopf. Compare Koepf .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022