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Schacher Family History

Schacher Name Meaning
German (also Schächer): derogatory nickname from Middle High German schachære ‘robber’, ‘swindler’.German: variant of Schach 1.Jewish (Ashkenazic): derogatory nickname from Yiddish shakher ‘petty traffic’, ‘bartering’, or ‘cheating’; or from the Polish word szacher ‘swindler’.

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

15,131 Historical Documents with Schacher on Ancestry.com
5,095 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
736 Military Records
1,288 Immigration Records
3,334 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Schacher Families

  • Number of Schacher families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schacher families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schacher last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schacher census records

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Schacher Family Origin

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Schacher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schacher

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Schacher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schacher census records

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Schacher Civil War Service Records

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