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Boy Name: Schaeffer

Name: Schaeffer
Pronunciation: \scha(ef)-fer\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: steward
Origin: German
Sounds Like: Shefer, Shafeer
Variant forms: Schaffer
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2451


Schaeffer \scha(ef)-fer\ as a boy's name is pronounced SHAY-fer. It is of German origin, and the meaning of Schaeffer is "steward".

Schaeffer has 1 variant form: Schaffer.

Baby names that sound like Schaeffer are Shefer and Shafeer.


Schaeffer is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2451 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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