Schaeffler Family History

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Schaeffler Name Meaning

South German (mostly Schäffler): occupational name for a cooper, from an agent derivative of Middle High German scheffel ‘bushel’.

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


Similar surnames: Scheffler, Schreffler, Schaffer, Schaufler, Schiffler, Schaefer

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Schaeffler Family Origin

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Schaeffler Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    11%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Drives Truck

    11%
  • House Builder

    11%

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In 1880, At Home, Brick Mason and Drives Truck were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaeffler. The most common Schaeffler occupation in the USA was At Home. 11% of Schaeffler's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Schaeffler family was House Builder.

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Schaeffler Historical Records

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Schaeffler Life Expectancy

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