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The nationality of Schaefers can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Schaefers may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Schaefers come may come from a profession, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Schaefers are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Schaefers family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Schaefers were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Schaefers. Surnames like Schaefers vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over the years.

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