Pfau Family History
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Pfau Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German pfa, pfawe ‘peacock’, modern German Pfau. Compare English Peacock. As a German name this is generally a nickname for a vain strutting person, or in some cases a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a peacock. As a Jewish name, it is generally ornamental.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press