Staff Family History
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Staff Name Meaning
English (mainly Norfolk): from Middle English staf ‘rod’, ‘staff’; a nickname for a tall, thin person, or a metonymic occupational name for anyone who carried a staff of office, a reminder of his right to inflict physical discipline.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Steff, Stoff, Scaff, Stang, Stauff, Stiff, Staffa, Taff, Staal, Gaff