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Shafter Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Schaffter. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaffter.

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


Similar surnames: Schaffer, Hauter, Shafer, Slauter, Shaffer, Santer, Halter, Shiffer

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Shafter Family Origin

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Shafter Family Occupations

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  • Genl Labr

    100%

In 1881, the most common Shafter occupation in the UK was Genl Labr. 100% of Shafter's were Genl Labrs.

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Shafter Historical Records

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Shafter Life Expectancy

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Famous Shafter Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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