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Where did the German Keiffer family come from? What is the German Keiffer family crest and coat of arms? When did the Keiffer family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Keiffer family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Keifer, Kiefer, Keiffer, Kieffer, Kifers, Kiefers, Keiferes, Kieferes, Keiferr, Keiffers, Keefer, Geefer, Geifer and many more.
First found in Bavaria, where the name Keifer was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keiffer research. Another 167 words(12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Keiffer History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Keiffer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Keiffer Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Keiffer Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Keiffer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Keiffer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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