This is an open forum to discuss the origin, the meaning and the family stories of the surname SHAFER.
Both your knowledge and the oral tradition of the origin and meaning of this surname will be helpful.
Using the Daitch-Mokotoff Soundex Code we can obtain some variants of scripture of the same surname. Below you will find the variants of scripture we have in our database. They will be useful to find and to determine the SHAFER meaning.
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The following are Jewish burial records of Buenos Aires with the surname SHAFER:
SHAFER TERESA DE ROTMAN (1976)
Try to search for SHAFER in the Jewish Directory of Buenos Aires 1947.
Try to search here for marriage records for surname SHAFER.