Shafter Family History
Shafter Surname History
Shafter family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars can be pieced together by Shafter family members. This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Shafter surname, Shafter etymology, and history of people with the Shafter name. The last name Shafter is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Shafter has spread, it has evolved making its etymology challenging to uncover.
No content has been submitted here about Shafter. The following is speculative information about Shafter. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The evolution of Shafter begins with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries, the Shafter name may have changed with them. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Shafter ancestors have moved across various regions all throughout history.
Shafter country of origin
No content has been submitted about the Shafter country of origin. The following is speculative information about Shafter. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The nationality of Shafter is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shafter may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Shafter
No content has been submitted about the meaning of Shafter. The following is speculative information about Shafter. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The meaning of Shafter come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Shafter originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
- Sidney L Shafter 1918 - 1992
- James Shafter 1730 - 1766
- Mary Lovell Shafter Edminster
- Euell Shafter White
- William Shafter Poole
- Hugh Morris Shafter
- Jonathan Shafter Skinner 1753 - 1836
- Esther Towne Shafter 1725 - ?
- Samuel Shafter 1904 - 1971
- Abigail Johnson Shafter
- William Rufus Shafter
- William Shafter Edminster
- Eunice Shafter 1731 - 1825
- Mary Lovell Shafter
- Nolan Shafter Mathis
- Maj. General William Rufus "Pecos Bill" Usa Shafter
- Charles Shafter Reagan
- James Shafter 1759 - 1816
- Elizabeth Sumner Shafter
Shafter Family Tree
Famous people named Shafter
No famous people named Shafter have been submitted. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
Nationality and Ethnicity of Shafter
No content has been submitted about the ethnicity of Shafter. The following is speculative information about Shafter. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Shafter. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
More about the name Shafter
Fun facts about the Shafter family
We have no fun facts about Shafter. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
Shafter spelling variations
No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Shafter. The following is speculative information about Shafter. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Shafter family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Shafter were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Shafter. Family names like Shafter change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over time.