The Scharr surname comes from the Middle High German word "schouwen" meaning "to inspect;" as such, the name is thought to have originally been occupational
, for some kind of inspector, perhaps an official of a market.
Early Origins of the Scharr family
The surname Scharr was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Scharr family
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Scharr Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schauer, Schauerr, Schaueer, Schauere, Schaueres, Schauers, Schaauer, Schaauers, Schauerrs, Schorr, Schaw, Schor, Schore and many more.
Early Notables of the Scharr family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Scharr family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Scharr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Henrich Scharr, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1754
- Henrich Scharr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Scharr Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Chojim Scharr, aged 52, who landed in America from Miszkowce, Austria, in 1909
- Emil Scharr, aged 28, who settled in America from Heimsbrunn, Eliaso, Germany, in 1909
- Marie Scharr, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Farnagroft, Russia, in 1909
- Meier Scharr, aged 17, who settled in America from Kliwodyn, Austria, in 1914
- Jetta Scharr, aged 22, who landed in America from Gurnalowitza, Austria, in 1914
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