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Shafter Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Schaffter. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaffter.

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


Similar surnames: Schaffer, Hauter, Shafer, Slauter, Shaffer, Santer, Halter, Shiffer

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Shafter Family Origin

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Shafter Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Shafter occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Shafter's were Servants.

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Shafter Historical Records

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Shafter Life Expectancy

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Famous Shafter Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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