Stoff Family History
Stoff Name Meaning
North German: metonymic occupational name for a miller from Middle Low German stof ‘dust’. Compare Staub . German: from a pet form of the personal name Christoph (see Christopher ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a cloth merchant from German Stoff ‘material cloth’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press