Schaefer Family History
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Schaefer Name Meaning
German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shepherd, from an agent derivative of German Schaf, Middle High German schaf ‘sheep’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schaffer, Schiefer, Schiffer, Schaffter, Scharrer, Schadler, Scheler