Schaffert Family History

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Schaffert Name Meaning

German, Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named in Switzerland. German (Silesia): from a reduced form of Schaffroth, a nickname composed of the imperative of Middle High German schaffen ‘to create’, ‘to bring about’ + rat ‘advice’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaffer, Schaefer, Scharrer, Schiffer, Schaffter, Haffer, Schappert

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Schaffert Family Origin

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Schaffert Family Occupations

What did your Schaffert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaffert family was Porter In Office. Cabinet Maker, Farmer and Metal Spinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaffert. The most common Schaffert occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 17% of Schaffert's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Metal Spinner

    17%
  • Porter In Office

    17%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schaffert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schaffert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schaffert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaffert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schaffert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schaffert. For the veterans among your Schaffert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaffert Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaffert lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schaffert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Schaffert in 1947 was 62, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaffert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaffert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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