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Schieffer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished surname Schieffer is German in origin. It is derived from the Middle High German term "schaffaere," which referred to the manager or steward of a household.

Early Origins of the Schieffer family


The surname Schieffer was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Schieffer family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schieffer research.
Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1569, 1813, 1787, 1425, 1503, 1451, 1624 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Schieffer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schieffer Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schaeffers, Schaefer, Scheaffer, Schaefers, Schaffer, Schafer, Shaeffer, Schefer, Shaefer and many more.

Early Notables of the Schieffer family (pre 1700)


Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Schieffer were Peter Schöffer (c.1425-c.1503), an early German printer, and worked as a manuscript copyist in 1451; Angelus Silesius or Johann Angelus...
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Migration of the Schieffer family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Schaeffer, who emigrated with his family to England or America in 1709; and Hans Georg Schafer came to Carolina or Pennsylvania in 1709; John Shaver came to Nova Scotia in 1760.

Contemporary Notables of the name Schieffer (post 1700)


  • Ed Schieffer (b. 1949), American politician, Member of the Missouri House of Representatives (2007-)
  • John Thomas "Tom" Schieffer (b. 1947), American diplomat, U.S. Ambassador to Japan (2005-2009) and U.S. Ambassador to Australia (2001-2005)
  • Bob Lloyd Schieffer (b. 1937), American television journalist
  • Kevin V. Schieffer, American politician, U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, 1991-93 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Thomas Schieffer (b. 1947), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Australia, 2001 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ed Schieffer, American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives 41st District; Elected 2012 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Theodor Schieffer (1910-1992), German historian, former professor of medieval history at the University of Mainz

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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