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Sheffer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaefer. Americanized spelling of German Scheffer.

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


Similar surnames: Sheffler, Scheffer, Shaffer, Shiffer, Shaeffer, Sheaffer, Shafter

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Sheffer Family Origin

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Sheffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheffer. A less common occupation for the Sheffer family was Keeping House. The most common Sheffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Sheffer's were Farmers.

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Sheffer Historical Records

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Sheffer Life Expectancy

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