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Schechter Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name, from Yiddish shekhter ‘ritual slaughterer’ (an agent derivative of shekhtn, of which the stem is from Hebrew shachat ‘to slaughter’).

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


Similar surnames: Schochet, Schlachter, Shechter, Schachter, Scheiner, Scherzer

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Schechter Family Origin

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Schechter Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laberer

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schechter family was Laberer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schechter. The most common Schechter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schechter's were Farmers.

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Schechter Historical Records

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Schechter Life Expectancy

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