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Schacht Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who prepared shafts for tools or weapons, a turner, from Middle Low German schacht, Middle Dutch scacht ‘shaft’.

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


Similar surnames: Schach, Hecht, Schardt, Schoch, Schamp, Schaab, Schaaf, Schaut

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Schacht Family Origin

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Schacht Family Occupations

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  • Corn Merch

    20%
  • Iron Turner (E&M)

    20%
  • Merchant Commission

    20%
  • Pharmaceutical Chemist

    20%

In 1881, Corn Merch, Iron Turner (E&M) and Merchant Commission were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schacht. A less common occupation for the Schacht family was Pharmaceutical Chemist. The most common Schacht occupation in the UK was Corn Merch. 20% of Schacht's were Corn Merchs.

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Schacht Historical Records

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Schacht Life Expectancy

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