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Schäfer Surname


Frequency of Schäfer in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, SCHAFER ranked #1,366 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 23,804 people, or approximately 1 in every 11,333 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
SCHAFER1,36623,80496.64%0.30%0.39%0.39%1.02%1.26%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, SCHAFER ranked #1,620 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 12,500 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Schäfer Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 0 grave(s) with the surname Schäfer.

Resource Links for Schäfer


(Schafer): Schafer Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Schafer surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/s/schafer.php (14 Oct 2010)

(Schafer): Schafer Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Schafer

(Schafer): Schafer Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/schafer/

Behind the Name: S [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=s (2 Feb 2011)

(Schafer): Schafer Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Schafer/surnames.htm


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