Coffer Family History
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Coffer Name Meaning
English: from Old French cof(f)re ‘chest’, ‘box’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of coffers or chests or, by extension, for a treasurer. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kaufer or Kauffer (see Kaufer).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press