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The nationality of Schaefffer can be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Schaefffer may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Schaefffer come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Schaefffer are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Schaefffer name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Schaefffer transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Schaefffer were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Schaefffer.

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