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Schiefer Family History

Schiefer Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a roofer, from Middle High German, Middle Low German schiver ‘slate’, ‘shingle’, German Schiefer ‘slate’.

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

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Name Distribution of Schiefer Families

  • Number of Schiefer families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schiefer families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schiefer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schiefer Family Origin

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Schiefer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schiefer

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Schiefer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schiefer census records

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Schiefer Civil War Service Records

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