Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. KERCH-haw-fer
Other Forms FormsKirchoffer
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Contributor Contrib.amanh on 3/11/2017
German topographic name for someone living near a churchyard, or habitational name for the proprietor or tenant of a farm named as "Church Farm", from Middle High German kirche "church" + hof "farmstead", "manor farm".