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What does Schaeffer mean?

Schaeffer Pronunciation of Schaeffer [scha-ef-fer] as a boys' name is pronounced SHAY-fer. It is of German origin, and the meaning of Schaeffer is "steward".


Schaeffer has 1 variant: Schaffer.

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Middle name pairings:
Schaeffer Jaiden (S.J.), ..

How popular is Schaeffer?

Schaeffer is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#2156 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Schaeffer has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Schaeffer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Schaeffer outside U.S.

Similar Names

Schaeffer is pronounced similarly to Shafeer and Shefer. Other recommended names are Kieffer, Schneider, Schuyler, Schyler, Shafar, Shafeek, Shafir, Shakeer, Shameer, Shaqueer and Steffen. Like Schaeffer, these names are not commonly used.

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