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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsHuffnagel, Hofnagel, Hoffnagel, Hoofnagle, Hofnagle, Hoffnagle

Meaning & History

Metonymic occupational name for a farrier from Middle High German hufnagel "horseshoe nail" (literally "hoof nail"). Derived from huof "hoof" and nagal "nail".
Added 10/20/2023 by Paradiso36