The Pfeil surname is derived from the Middle High German word "pfil," meaning "arrow;" and as such it is thought to have been either an
for a tall thin man.
, where the name Pfeil 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.
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of this family name include: Pfeil, Pffeil, Pfeill, Pfeile, Pfeiles, Pfeils, Pfeille, Pfeilse, Pffeils and many more.