Pontiff Family History
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Pontiff Name Meaning
English and French: from Old French pontife ‘pontiff’, hence a nickname for someone who had played the role of the pope or a high priest in a medieval religious play, or for a vain or pompous person.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pont, Portier, Stiff, Topliff, Oliff, Ponton, Pontier, Pontius