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Schertz Early Origins



The surname Schertz 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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Schertz Spelling Variations


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Schertz Spelling Variations



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

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Schertz Early History


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Schertz Early History



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

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Schertz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schertz Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Schertz 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 Schertz 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:

Schertz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Schertz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1725
  • Johann Henrich Schertz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742

Schertz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Schertz, aged 23, landed in America in 1835
  • Carl Schertz, who arrived in Texas in 1844
  • Jean Schertz, who landed in Texas in 1844
  • Sebastian Schertz, who arrived in Texas in 1844
  • Joseph Schertz, who landed in Texas in 1844

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schertz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schertz (post 1700)



  • Chantal Schertz (b. 1958), French bronze medalist swimmer at the 1974 European Championships

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Schertz Family Crest Products


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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. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schertz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schertz 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 3 October 2016 at 07:12.

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