Haft Family History
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Haft Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of various sorts of clamps and fastenings, from Middle High German haft ‘clasp’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an embroiderer, from Yiddish haft ‘embroidery’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Haut, Hart, Shaft, Heft, Hatt, Halt, Haar, Hahn, Haaf, Hast