Meaning and Origin of Schaffer - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Schaffer

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Watchful

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • German : occupational name for a steward or bailiff, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schaffen ‘to manage’.
  • South German (Schäffer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant of Schaefer.