Scholer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Scholer family

The surname Scholer was first found in southern Germany, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Chronicles first mention Dietschi Schuoler of Basel in 1270, and Johann Schuller in 1393. They would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Scholer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scholer research. Another 184 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1713, 1784, 1833, 1734, 1804, 1782, 1713, 1627, 1683, 1657, 1724, 1719 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Scholer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scholer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuler, Schueler, Schueller, Schoeler (Westphalia), Scholer (Westphalia), Schuyler and many more.

Early Notables of the Scholer family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Scholer were Peter Schuller, a prominent and royal judge of the city of Znaym in Bohemia, who was ennobled in 1713 and awarded the...
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United States Scholer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scholer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Simon Scholer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728 [1]
  • Elisabeth Tschiern Scholer, who settled in Philadelphia in 1764
  • Anna Maria Scholer, who arrived in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766
  • Hermannus Scholer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1773 [1]
  • Wilhelm Scholer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1774 [1]
Scholer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A M Gert Scholer, who arrived in America in 1846 [1]
  • A. M. Gert Scholer, who settled in America in 1846
  • Adam Scholer, who arrived in North America in 1847

Australia Scholer migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Scholer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. George Scholer, British convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Calcutta" in February 1803, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Scholer (post 1700) +

  • Karen Gren Scholer (b. 1957), American jurist, United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2018-)
  • Jacob Scholer, American lawyer who co-founded Kaye Scholer in 1917, now with over 450 attorneys in nine offices located in the cities of Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York City (headquarters), Shanghai, Palo Alto, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach
  • Hans Schöler, German bronze medalist luger who competed for Czechoslovakia in the mid-1930s
  • Eberhard Schöler (b. 1940), German retired table tennis competitor from West Germany who won five silver and eight bronze medalist at the World and European championships between 1962 and 1972, nicknamed "Mr. Poker Face"
  • Denise Kramer Scholer (b. 1910), Swiss fencer who competed in the women's individual foil event at the 1936 Summer Olympics
  • Hans Robert Schöler (b. 1953), Canadian molecular biologist and stem cell researcher, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine in Münster
  • Howard Scholer Liebengood (1942-2005), American lawyer and lobbyist, a protégé of Senator Howard Baker, 27th Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate from 1981 to 1983


  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. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 25th November 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/calcutta


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