Koff Family History
Koff Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from the nineteenth letter in the Hebrew alphabet. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a merchant or trader from German Kauf ‘purchase’. Possibly an Americanized form of German Kauff . Dutch (De Koff): nickname for the owner of a kof ‘merchant vessel with two masts’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022