In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Djakovo area.
Only a few people with faimily name Šajfer live in Croatia today, in households. There were 10 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased significantly. They are located in one Croatian city only, in Zagreb (<5).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over ten times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.