Schacher Family History
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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