Kiefer boy

First name origin & meaning:

German: Barrel maker

First name variations: Keefer, Keifer

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. German: occupational name for a cooper or the overseer of a wine cellar, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kuofe ‘vat’, ‘barrel’ (from Latin cupa).
  2. from an agent derivative of Middle High German kiffen ‘to quarrel’, hence a nickname for a bickerer.
  3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kiefer ‘pine tree’. This word, which is first attested in the early 15th century, is a blend of kien and forhe, both meaning ‘pine’. The two elements still have a separate existence: kieboom is the Dutch term for a pine tree, while in many parts of Germany the word for the tree is Föhre.

Famous people with this first name: Kiefer Sutherland

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Donald Sutherland

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