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Type Surname (from occupation & from location)
Usage German, Jewish
Other Forms FormsSchiffner, Schifer, Schiffs, Schiffe

Meaning & History

From Middle High German Schif "ship", indicating the bearer was either a sailor, or lived in a house distinguished by a ship sign.
Added 9/10/2020 by Jenkowelten
Edited 8/16/2021 by Jenkowelten