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Scheffer Name Meaning

German: variant of Schäffer (see Schaffer 1). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaefer.

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


Similar surnames: Schaffer, Sheffer, Schaeffer, Schiffer, Scheffert, Schieffer

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Scheffer Family Origin

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Scheffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scheffer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheffer. The most common Scheffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Scheffer's were Farmers.

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Scheffer Historical Records

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Scheffer Life Expectancy

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