Schaefers Family History

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Schaefers Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Schaefer 1, i.e. ‘son of the shepherd’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaefer, Schepers, Schweers, Shaefer, Schippers, Scheffert, Shafer

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Schaefers Family Origin

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Schaefers Family Occupations

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  • Catholic Priest

    13%
  • Cutter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Gas Fixtures

    13%

In 1880, Catholic Priest, Cutter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaefers. A less common occupation for the Schaefers family was Gas Fixtures. The most common Schaefers occupation in the USA was Catholic Priest. 13% of Schaefers's were Catholic Priests.

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Schaefers Historical Records

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Schaefers Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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