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Schacht Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who prepared shafts for tools or weapons, a turner, from Middle Low German schacht, Middle Dutch scacht ‘shaft’.

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

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Schacht Family Origin

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Schacht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Schacht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Schacht's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schacht family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schacht.

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Schacht Life Expectancy

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