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Scherrer Early Origins



The surname Scherrer 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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Scherrer Spelling Variations


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Scherrer Spelling Variations



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

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Scherrer Early History


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Scherrer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scherrer 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 Scherrer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scherrer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scherrer Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Scherrer 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 Scherrer 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:

Scherrer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Augustus Scherrer came to Philadelphia in 1730
  • Johannes Scherrer, who arrived in America in 1730
  • Jacob Scherrer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Jacob Daniel Scherrer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Conrad Scherrer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherrer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scherrer (post 1700)



  • Tom Scherrer (b. 1970), American PGA golfer
  • Bill Scherrer (b. 1958), American Major League Baseball player
  • Paul Scherrer, American politician, Workers League Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1992, 1994, 1996
  • Dan F. Scherrer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944
  • Hélène Scherrer (b. 1950), Canadian politician
  • Eduard Scherrer (1890-1972), Swiss Olympic bobsledder
  • Albert Scherrer (1908-1986), Swiss racing driver
  • Paul Scherrer (1890-1969), Swiss physicist who discovered new applications for X-ray technology

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Scherrer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. 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).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    11. ...

    The Scherrer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scherrer 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 February 2016 at 08:56.

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