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Boy Name: Kaufman

Name: Kaufman
Pronunciation: \ka(uf)-man\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: merchant
Origin: German
Variant forms: Kaufmann
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 944


Kaufman \ka(uf)-man\ as a boy's name is of German origin, and the meaning of Kaufman is "merchant". Comedian Andy Kaufman.

Kaufman has 1 variant form: Kaufmann.


Kaufman is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#944 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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