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Schere Early Origins



The surname Schere was first found in Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this nation a landmark contributor to the development of Europe.

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Schere Spelling Variations


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Schere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Scherer, Scher, Scherers, Schere, Scherr, Scherrer and many more.

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Schere Early History


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Schere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schere research. Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1298, 1747, 1795, 1804, 1807, 1815, 1816, 1841, 1886, and 1889 are included under the topic Early Schere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schere Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Schere were Barthelemy Scherer (1747-1804), who was an Austrian general in the French army, headed Napoleon's army during the Italian...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schere 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:

Schere Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Schere, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Valentine Schere, aged 19, landed in Pennsylvania in 1736

Schere Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Schere, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850

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Schere Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schere 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 25 April 2005 at 11:47.

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