Schafer Family History
Schafer Surname History
Schafer family history has a complex evolution whose details can be pieced together by Schafer family members. The Schafer family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Schafer family has spread, it has evolved making its origin difficult to uncover. This Schafer origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Schafer surname made up of user-submitted content from users like you.
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The evolution of Schafer begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries, the Schafer name may have changed with them. Schafer families have migrated around different countries all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Schafer country of origin
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The nationality of Schafer may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Schafer may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Schafer
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The meaning of Schafer come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Schafer originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
- Catalina Luna B: Abt. 1330
- Robert Schafer 1932 - 1984
- Veda Schafer
- Gonzalo Gutierrez De La Cavalleria B: Abt. 1330
- Marion E Schafer 1920 - 2000
- Edward J Schafer 1929 - 1998
- Doris M Schafer 1923 - 2009
- Veda Schafer
- Gianetta Antonia SCHAFER Schäfer 1975 - present
- Mary Husband Schafer
- Ernest Schafer 1931 - 1986
- Enchen Schafer
- Nancy Schafer Sayles
- Georgie Schafer 1897 - 1975
- Eleanor Schafer Reed
- Ellen Vega Schafer 1893 - ?
- Joseph Schafer 1895 - 1971
- Rose Schafer Wohlfarth 1902 - 1990
- Enchen Anna Schafer
- Doris I Schafer 1922 - 1992
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Famous people named Schafer
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Schafer
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Schafer. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Schafer spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Schafer last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Schafer change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Schafer were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Schafer.