Reef Family History
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Reef Name Meaning
North German: of disputed origin; either a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of rope, from Middle Low German reep ‘rope’, or alternatively, a nickname for a feeble or very thin person, from Middle Low German ref, rif ‘body’, ‘skeleton’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Reff, Reeh, Reep, Remer, Helf, Reder, Greif, Brief, Reek, Rey