Scarff Family History
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Scarff Name Meaning
English: from northern Middle English scarfe ‘cormorant’ (Old Norse skarfr), either a nickname for someone bearing some supposed resemblance to a cormorant, or else a survival into Middle English of the Old Norse byname Scarfi, from the same source.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Scaff, Scaife, Wharff, Smart, Staff, Gaff, Score, Scheff, Scarr