Sheff Family History
Sheff Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Slovenian Šef, Slovenized form of German Scheffe, which was used as a translation of the Slovenian surnames Sodja, Sodin, or Sodnik, status names for a judge. Variant spelling of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Schef, of unexplained origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press