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Scherpen Early Origins



The surname Scherpen was first found in Upper Austria, at Schärding, a town in northern Austrian state. The town dates back to at least 806 when it was listed as a Passau farmyard and was held by the Wittlesbach family until 1779.

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Scherpen Spelling Variations


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Scherpen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Scharding, Sharding, Scharping, Scherping, Scherding, Scharden, Schardin, Scherpen, Scherpon, Schardt, Schart, Scherdt, Schardinck, Schardin and many more.

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Scherpen Early History


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Scherpen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scherpen research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1839 and 1851 are included under the topic Early Scherpen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scherpen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scherpen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scherpen 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:

Scherpen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maria Scherpen, age 24, who traveled from Bremen to the port of New York in 1866

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Scherpen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Scherpen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scherpen 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 10 February 2015 at 14:11.

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