Gender / Sex: boy
Sounds Like: Shafeer, Shafir, Shefer, Shafar
Similar Names: Schuyler, Schyler
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1956
Schaffer \sch(af)-fer\ as a boy's name is a variant of Schaeffer (German), and the meaning of Schaffer is "steward".
The baby name Schaffer sounds like Shafeer, Shafir, Shefer and Shafar. Other similar baby names are Schuyler and Schyler.
Schaffer is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1956 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)