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Schacher Name Meaning

German (also Schächer): derogatory nickname from Middle High German schachære ‘robber’, ‘swindler’. German: variant of Schach 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): derogatory nickname from Yiddish shakher ‘petty traffic’, ‘bartering’, or ‘cheating’; or from the Polish word szacher ‘swindler’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Schachner, Schauder, Schaffer, Schaller, Schaefer, Schumacher

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Schacher Family Origin

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Schacher Family Occupations

What did your Schacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schacher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schacher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schacher family was Cook. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schacher.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cook

    7%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schacher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schacher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schacher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schacher. For the veterans among your Schacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Schacher lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Schacher in 1962 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schacher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schacher ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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