Schieffer Family History

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Schieffer Name Meaning

German: variant of Schiffer or Schiefer.

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


Similar surnames: Schiffer, Scheffer, Schiefer, Schiffner, Schierer, Schoeffler

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Schieffer Family Origin

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Schieffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Beer Saloon Keeper

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Schieffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Schieffer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schieffer family was Beer Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schieffer.

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Schieffer Historical Records

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Schieffer Life Expectancy

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