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Multiple Origins for the Surname Schurr


German


Schurr Early Origins



The surname Schurr was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony where the name Shuerenberg 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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Schurr Spelling Variations


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Schurr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuerenberg, Schowenburg, Schuerberg, Schuerern, Schuererbergg, Schoerenberg, Schowerenberg and many more.

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Schurr Early History


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Schurr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schurr research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schurr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schurr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schurr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schurr 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:

Schurr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. M. Schurr, who setted in Baltimore in 1832
  • Bernhard Schurr, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1851
  • Andreas Schurr, who arrived in North America in 1851
  • Anna Maria Schurr, who arrived in North America in 1852
  • Albert Schurr, who setted in Ohio in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schurr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schurr (post 1700)



  • Mike Schurr, American disc jockey, producer, and musician
  • Wayne Allen Schurr (b. 1937), American former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who pitched for the Chicago Cubs in 1964

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Schurr Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Schurr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schurr 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.

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