Schaeffer Family History

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Schaeffer Name Meaning

variant of Schaffer 1. variant of Schaefer.

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


Similar surnames: Scheffer, Schaffer, Shaeffer, Schieffer, Scheffert, Schaffner

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Schaeffer Family Origin

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Schaeffer Family Occupations

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  • Beer Retailer

    14%
  • Consul General For Mexico

    14%
  • Consulting Engineer

    14%
  • Master Tailor

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schaeffer family was Master Tailor. The most common Schaeffer occupation in the UK was Beer Retailer. 14% of Schaeffer's were Beer Retailers. Beer Retailer, Consul General For Mexico and Consulting Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaeffer.

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Schaeffer Historical Records

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Schaeffer Life Expectancy

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