Scherf History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Scherf family

The surname Scherf 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.

Early History of the Scherf family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scherf research. Another 200 words (14 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 Scherf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scherf Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Scherf family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Scherf 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 Scherf Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Scherf migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scherf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anton Scherf, aged 26, who arrived in America in 1853 [1]
  • Jacob Scherf, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Johann Scherf, who landed in New York in 1871 [1]

Canada Scherf migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scherf Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Elisabeth Scherf, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Maria Scherf, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Valentine Scherf, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

Contemporary Notables of the name Scherf (post 1700) +

  • Lillian Scherf, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956 [2]
  • Charles Scherf, Australian fighter pilot and flying ace in the Royal Australian Air Force, during World War II, credited with 14½ aerial victories


  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 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


Houseofnames.com on Facebook
Shipping
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

Support
BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Payment
Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate