Sheaff Family History
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Sheaff Name Meaning
English (Kent): from Middle English shefe ‘sheaf’, ‘bundle’ (Old English sceaf), hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a harvest worker, or for someone who paid or collected tithes, from the same term in the sense ‘tenth’ (or other proportion of produce paid as a tithe).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sheard, Scaff, Shean, Staff, Shoaf, Gaff, Schaff, Shaft, Shroff