Keifer is a top 7,000 name option in America for boys, making it relatively rare. This placement is still close to 2,000 points higher than where it was on the Social Security Popularity Index the previous year. In either case, Keifer originates from the German name Kiefer as seen with actor Kiefer Sutherland.
Meaning of the name Keifer:
German: barrel maker
Origin of the name Keifer:
Keifer is likely a variation of the name Kiefer. The latter was originally a surname among high German families. It was for those who made barrels in the country, as it comes from the ancient German word “kuofa.” Keifer and its variations did not become first-name options in America until modern times.
Symbolism of the name Keifer:
Keifer means “barrel maker” if it is a variation of Kiefer. As mentioned, these names come from the German word “kuofa.” “Kuofa” translates to “barrel” in English.
Style of the name Keifer:
Gender of the name Keifer:
Keifer is a unique name for boys.
Pronunciation of the name Keifer:
KIE-fer, KEE-fer, or KEE-fu
Number of syllables in the name Keifer:
Emotion evoked from the name Keifer:
Keifer has a trendy and youthful feel to it. It gives off an almost mischievous vibe.
Alternative spellings for the name Keifer:
Nicknames for the name Keifer:
Popularity of the name Keifer:
Keifer was only a top 1,000 name option for one year in America. That year was in 1991 when it was ranked number 925. As of 2021, it is a top 7,000 name at rank 6,977.
Related names for the name Keifer:
Great middle names for Keifer and their meanings:
- Declan (full of goodness)
- Harris (son of Harry)
- Wyatt (brave, hardy, wood clearing)
- Samuel (God has heard)
- Lincoln (town by the pool)
- Shay (gift)
- Terrance (smooth)
- Julian (young at heart, Jove's child)
Famous people with the name Keifer:
Keifers in popular culture:
No fictional characters have the baby name Keifer.