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Schaaf Early Origins



The surname Schaaf was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Schaaf Spelling Variations


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Schaaf Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schaafhausen, Schaafhhausen, Schafhausen, Schafhhausen, Schaaffhausen, Schaafhausenn, Schaafhausene, Schaffhausen, Schaufhausen and many more.

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Schaaf Early History


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Schaaf Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schaaf research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schaaf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schaaf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schaaf Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schaaf Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schaaf Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann C. Lotz Schaaf, who came to New York in 1743
  • Anna C. Schaaf, who came to New York in 1743
  • Anna C Schaaf, who landed in New York, NY in 1743
  • Anna Catharina Schaaf, who arrived in America in 1743
  • John Schaaf, who arrived in New York, NY in 1743
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schaaf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Schaaf, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1801
  • Joh Gottf Schaaf, who arrived in America in 1807
  • Philipp Heinrich Schaaf, who landed in Texas in 1844
  • Pieter Schaaf, aged 30, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • S P Schaaf, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schaaf (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schaaf (post 1700)



  • Joseph G. "Joe" Schaaf (1908-1997), American basketball player who was a two-time NCAA All-American
  • Ernie Schaaf (1908-1933), American professional boxer
  • Bree Schaaf (b. 1980), American skeleton racer
  • Thomas Schaaf (b. 1961), German former football defender
  • Johannes Schaaf (b. 1933), German film director

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schaaf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schaaf Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 November 2015 at 15:25.

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