Early Origins of the Keeffer family
The surname Keeffer was 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.
Early History of the Keeffer family
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Keeffer Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Keifer, Kiefer, Keiffer, Kieffer, Kifers, Kiefers, Keiferes, Kieferes, Keiferr, Keiffers, Keefer, Geefer, Geifer and many more.
Early Notables of the Keeffer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Keeffer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catharina Susanna Keifer, who arrived in New York in 1710; Balthasar Keifer, who settled in New York in 1710; Cath Keiffer, who settled in Georgia in 1737.