Type Surname (from nickname)
Other Forms FormsRothfuss
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Contributor Contrib.amanh on 3/11/2017
Middle High German rot "red" + vuoz "foot", a nickname for someone who followed the fashion for shoes made from a type of fine reddish leather. Or a variant of Rotfuchs, from the Middle Low German form fos "fox", a nickname for a clever person.