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Schaffner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a steward or bailiff, variant of Schaffer 1.

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


Similar surnames: Schaffer, Schaffter, Schiffner, Schaffler, Schiffler, Shaffer

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Schaffner Family Origin

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Schaffner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaffner family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaffner. The most common Schaffner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Schaffner's were Farmers.

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Schaffner Historical Records

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Schaffner Life Expectancy

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