Meaning and Origin of: Teaff

Family name origins & meanings

  • Probably an Americanized spelling of German Tief : from the Germanic personal name Theudofrid (from þeudo- ‘people’ + fridu ‘peace’).
  • Probably an Americanized spelling of German Tief : topographic name for someone who lived in low-lying terrain, from Middle High German tief ‘low’, or a habitational name from Tiefen in Baden.