Haupt Family History
Haupt Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German houbet German Haupt ‘head’; generally a descriptive nickname for someone with a big head or perhaps a designation of the head of a guild or other group. It is also recorded in the Upper Rhine area as a topographic or habitational name referring to a house named for its sign of a head. Compare Houpt .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press