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Schacht Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who prepared shafts for tools or weapons, a turner, from Middle Low German schacht, Middle Dutch scacht ‘shaft’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Schach, Hecht, Schardt, Schoch, Schamp, Schaab, Schaaf, Schaut

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Schacht Family Origin

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Schacht Family Occupations

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  • Painter

    75%
  • Milliner

    25%

In 1881, Painter and Milliner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schacht. The most common Schacht occupation in Canada was Painter. 75% of Schacht's were Painters.

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Schacht Historical Records

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Schacht Life Expectancy

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