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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

Comments for Kiefer
 
   

August 27, 2014



Don't be afraid of fats! Healthy fats, like those found in nuts, avocado, or cheese, make great lunch additions or snacks, and will help keep your child full until the end of the school day.


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