Kreifels Family History
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Kreifels Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived by a field or area of open country frequented by crows, from Middle Low German kreie ‘crow’ + fels, a Rhenish form of Feld ‘field’, ‘open country’ (Middle Low German velt). The Rhenish city of Krefeld has the same etymology.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kleinfeld, Kreis, Reifer, Kreiter, Kreisel, Rehfeld, Kries, Krekel