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The nationality of Schiffer may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Schiffer may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Schiffer Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Schiffer come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Schiffer come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Schiffer were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Schiffer. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Schiffer family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Schiffer transform in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years.

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