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Sheffer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaefer. Americanized spelling of German Scheffer.

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


Similar surnames: Sheffler, Scheffer, Shaffer, Shiffer, Shaeffer, Sheaffer, Shafter

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Sheffer Family Origin

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Sheffer Family Occupations

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  • General Shopkeeper

    50%
  • Metropolitan PC

    50%

In 1881, General Shopkeeper and Metropolitan PC were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sheffer. The most common Sheffer occupation in the UK was General Shopkeeper. 50% of Sheffer's were General Shopkeepers.

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Sheffer Historical Records

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Sheffer Life Expectancy

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