Schauer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Schauer 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 Schauer family

The surname Schauer 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 Schauer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schauer research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1808 and 1813 are included under the topic Early Schauer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schauer 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.

Early Notables of the Schauer family (pre 1700)

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


United States Schauer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schauer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Magdalena Schauer, who arrived in New York in 1709-1710 [1]
  • Adam Schauer, who settled in Pennsylvania sometime between 1743 and 1746
  • Jacob Schauer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Joh Christian Schauer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Christoph David Schauer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Schauer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Phillip Schauer, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [1]
  • Johnn Schauer, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 [1]
  • Alois Schauer, who arrived in North America in 1853
  • August Schauer, who settled in New York, NY in 1856
  • Augusta Schauer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1856
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Schauer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Max Schauer, who landed in Chile in 1902 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Schauer (post 1700) +

  • Mitchell Schauer (b. 1955), American television professional who worked on children's shows
  • Mark Schauer (b. 1961), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 62nd District, 1997-; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004 [2]
  • Fred Schauer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936 [2]
  • Private First Class Henry Schauer, American soldier who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1944


  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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