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Kipfer Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone living on or near a peak or summit, from Kipf ‘edge’, ‘verge’, ‘point’. German: from a derivative of the personal name Giebfried, from Old High German geba ‘gift’ + fridu ‘protection’, ‘peace’. South German: from the dialect word Kipf or Kipferl ‘croissant’, ‘crescent-shaped roll’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker or pâtissier. Respelling of Swiss German Küpfer (see Kupfer).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kapfer, Kiefer, Kupfer, Kipper, Kiper, Kupper, Knipfer, Klopfer

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Kipfer Family Origin

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Kipfer Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Butcher

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kipfer family was Butcher. Engineer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kipfer. The most common Kipfer occupation in the USA was Engineer. 17% of Kipfer's were Engineers.

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Kipfer Life Expectancy

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