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Multiple Origins for the Surname Scherer



Scherer Early Origins



The surname Scherer 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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Scherer Spelling Variations


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Scherer Spelling Variations



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

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Scherer Early History


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Scherer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scherer research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1298, 1816, 1807, 1631, 1712, 1747, 1804, 1795, 1841, 1886, 1815 and 1889 are included under the topic Early Scherer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scherer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scherer Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Scherer were Sebastian Anton Scherer (1631-1712), a German composer and organist of the Baroque era; Barthelemy Scherer (1747-1804), an Austrian general in the French army...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scherer 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:

Scherer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Peter Scherer, who landed in America in 1697

Scherer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Theobald Scherer, who arrived in New York in 1709-10
  • Adam Scherer, who landed in New York in 1709-1710
  • Dewalt Scherer, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Theobald Scherer, who landed in New York in 1709-1710
  • Mrs. Ulrich Scherer, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Scherer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nikolaus Scherer, who arrived in Brazil in 1828
  • Johann Georg Scherer, who landed in Brazil in 1828
  • H Scherer, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Frantz Scherer, aged 37, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • Andre Scherer, aged 36, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherer (post 1700)



  • Gordon H. Scherer (1906-1988), American politician
  • Frederic M. Scherer (b. 1932), American economist
  • Bernie Scherer (1913-2004), American NFL football player
  • Gus L. Scherer, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1937-40
  • Gordon M. Scherer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972
  • Gordon Harry Scherer (1906-1988), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1953-63; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964
  • George F. Scherer, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Havana, 1938
  • George Scherer, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936
  • Carolyn A. Scherer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000
  • Carol L. Scherer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972 (alternate), 1976, 1980
  • ... (Another 21 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Scherer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    11. ...

    The Scherer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scherer 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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