Schaffler Family History

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Schaffler Name Meaning

German (Schäffler) and Jewish: variant of Scheffler.

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


Similar surnames: Schaffer, Schiffler, Schaeffler, Schaffner, Sheffler, Scheffer

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Schaffler Family Origin

Where is the Schaffler family from?

Schaffler Family Occupations

What did your Schaffler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schaffler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Schaffler's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaffler. A less common occupation for the Schaffler family was Book Binder.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Butcher

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Book Binder

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schaffler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schaffler Historical Records

What Schaffler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schaffler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaffler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schaffler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schaffler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schaffler. For the veterans among your Schaffler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaffler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaffler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schaffler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schaffler in 1962 was 65, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaffler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaffler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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