Kaufman Family History
Kaufman Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Kaufmann and a variant of the same Jewish surname. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Kaufman meaning ‘merchant’. Compare Koyfman Polish Czech Slovak and Slovenian: of German origin (see 1 above) often applied as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic occupational names or surnames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022