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The Scharrer 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.

Scharrer Early Origins



The surname Scharrer 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.

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Scharrer Spelling Variations


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Scharrer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schauer, Schauerr, Schaueer, Schauere, Schaueres, Schauers, Schaauer, Schaauers, Schauerrs, Schorr, Schaw, Schor, Schore and many more.

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Scharrer Early History


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Scharrer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scharrer research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1808 and 1813 are included under the topic Early Scharrer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scharrer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scharrer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scharrer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scharrer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michel Scharrer, who setted in Philadelphia in 1732
  • Adam Scharrer, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Adam Scharrer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]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)

Scharrer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elise Scharrer, who setted in Baltimore in 1850

Scharrer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bertha Scharrer, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Munchen, Germany, in 1907
  • Johann Scharrer, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Wegzcheid, Germany, in 1907
  • Gunther Scharrer, aged 20, who landed in America from Heidenheim, Germany, in 1913
  • Eduard Scharrer, aged 34, who settled in America from Stuttgart, Germany, in 1913
  • Frieda Scharrer, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Muenchen, Germany, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Scharrer Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Scharrer, who setted in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scharrer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scharrer (post 1700)



  • Berta Vogel Scharrer (1906-1995), German-born, American scientist who pioneered neuroendocrinology
  • Irene Scharrer (1888-1971), English classical pianist
  • Markus Scharrer (b. 1974), Austrian professional association footballer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  11. ...

The Scharrer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scharrer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 13 January 2016 at 15:11.

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