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Schaffer Surname Origin

(Origin Dutch) He that dishes up or provides victuals. Shaffer, German, a shepherd, a pastor, a swain.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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