Reiff Name Meaning

South German and German: from Middle High German reif ‘(barrel) hoop’, ‘ribbon’, ‘cord’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or maker of ribbons, or from a house or tavern with the sign of a hoop. German: from the medieval personal name Riff, a short form of the Germanic name Richfrit, composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + frid ‘peace’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from German reif ‘mature’.

List of People with Surname Reiff

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,224 people with the surname Reiff. Among these people surnamed Reiff, there are approximately 347 distinct names, with an average of 3 people who share the same name. William Reiff, Mary Reiff and James Reiff are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Reiff, with 25, 23 and 18 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Pennsylvania has the most people surnamed Reiff, with a total of 264 people, and there are a total of 164 distinct names among these people. Ohio is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Reiff, with a total of 97 people and an average of 74 distinct names.