Markgraf Family History
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Markgraf Name Meaning
German and Dutch: status name from Middle High German marcgrave ‘margrave’ (from marc ‘boundary’ + grave ‘royal judge’). In some cases the title may have been applied as a nickname for someone with overbearing behavior or as an metonymic occupational name for a servant in the household of a margrave.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Landgraf, Marker, Burggraf, Markman, Margraf, Parkman, Marra