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Schoof Early Origins



The surname Schoof was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Schoof Spelling Variations


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Schoof Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuh, Schuck, Shuh, Schuch, Shook, Schug, Schewe, Schugh, Schuhman, Schumann, Schuckman, Schuckmann, Schumaker, Schoemaker, Shoemaker, Schumacher, Schuhmacher, Shoo, Schoo and many more.

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Schoof Early History


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Schoof Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schoof research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schoof History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schoof Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schoof Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schoof 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 or some of its variants were: David Shook, who arrived in Nova Scotia sometime between 1598 and 1867; Frances Shoomaker, who settled in Philadelphia in 1685; Gertrude Shoomaker, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1685.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schoof (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schoof (post 1700)



  • Brian Schoof, American Republican politician, Candidate for Montana State House of Representatives 40th District, 2010
  • Sebastian Schoof (b. 1980), German former footballer
  • Manfred Schoof (b. 1936), German jazz trumpet player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Schoof Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schoof 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 6 April 2016 at 08:24.

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