Kapfer Family History
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Kapfer Name Meaning
topographic name for a dweller near the top of a mountain, from southern German Kapf ‘peak’. from an agent derivative of Middle High German kapfen ‘to stare or keep watch’, hence a nickname for an alert or watchful person, or an occupational name for a guard or watchman.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kipfer, Kapper, Kampfer, Kupfer, Klapper, Kafer, Kaufer, Laufer