Meaning:Pine tree; Barrel maker
Keifer, also spelled Kiefer, is a boy’s name of German origin. It derives from the old Germanic words kien and forhe, both meaning “pine tree.” Traditionally a symbol of long life and virtue, the pine tree has many positive connotations that make it a great namesake for baby. Also a surname, Keifer was once used to refer to anyone who worked as a barrel-maker or as the overseer of a wine cellar. Today, the name is most commonly associated with Kiefer Sutherland, the actor known for his roles in the TV shows 24 and Designated Survivor.
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