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Origin and popularity of the name PFEIL

Origin

Pfeil : German: from Middle High German pfīl ‘arrow’ (from Latin pilum ‘spike javelin’) a metonymic occupational name for an arrowsmith or an archer.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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