Does the name "Schumacher" is somehow related with "shoemaker"? They sound so similar!
Excellent observation! Actually, in Germany, many occupational surnames exist. Schumacher indeed means "shoemaker" in German. If you meet someone with this surname, it is likely that someone down their family line was a shoemaker! Some other German occupational surnames include Schneider (tailor), Fischer (fisherman), and Weber (weaver).
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