Schaeper History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Schaeper surname is derived from the Middle High German word "schaf," meaning "sheep." As such, the name is thought to have originally been occupational.

Early Origins of the Schaeper family

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

Early History of the Schaeper family

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Schaeper Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schaper, Schapper, Schapere, Schapers, Schaperes, Schappers, Schappere, Schaaper, Schaeper, Shaper, Schaperr and many more.

Early Notables of the Schaeper family (pre 1700)

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United States Schaeper migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schaeper Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Franz Schaeper, who settled in America in 1831
  • Berndhenrich Schaeper, who settled in America in 1831
  • Ferdinand Schaeper, who arrived in America in 1831
  • Johann Bernd Schaeper, who settled in America in 1834
  • Joh Schaeper, who arrived in America in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


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