Shafer Family History
Shafer Surname History
Shafer family history has a complex evolution whose details have been accumulated over the years by Shafer family members. The Shafer family is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Shafer has migrated, it has evolved making its origin a challenge to piece together. This page is a hub for the complete history of the Shafer family name, Shafer origins, and history of people with the Shafer name.
The last name Shafer is Greek, the Greek meaning is young idiot
Shafer country of origin
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The nationality of Shafer can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shafer may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Shafer
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The meaning of Shafer come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Shafer come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Hazel Nelsena Shafer 1903 - ?
- George Elmer Shafer 1887 - ?
- Harold Neil Shafer 1900 - ?
- Zona Louise Shafer 1882 - ?
- Ella Maybelle Shafer 1886 - ?
- Lawrence Chester Shafer 1898 - ?
- Albert Shafer 1858 - ?
- Aaron Nelson Shafer 1891 - ?
- Janet Lenore Shafer
- Edna Geneva Shafer 1905 - ?
- Mae Shafer 1884 - ?
- Martha Nelsena Sjurson Shafer 1863 - ?
- Gertrude Viola Shafer 1884 - ?
- Otho Alton Shafer 1889 - ?
- Joseph Henry Shafer 1846 - ?
- Mildred Shafer 1908 - ?
- Josephine Isabelle Shafer 1894 - ?
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Famous people named Shafer
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Shafer
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Shafer. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Shafer spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shafer last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Shafer vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Shafer were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Shafer.