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Schaffter Name Meaning

German (Schäffter): occupational name for a maker of wooden shafts for tools and weapons, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German schaft ‘weapon’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaffer, Schaefer, Schiffer, Schaufler, Schaeffler, Schiffler

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Schaffter Family Origin

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Schaffter Family Occupations

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  • Perpetual Curate St Marys

    100%

In 1881, the most common Schaffter occupation in the UK was Perpetual Curate St Marys. 100% of Schaffter's were Perpetual Curate St Maryss.

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Schaffter Historical Records

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Schaffter Life Expectancy

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