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Sherrer Early Origins



The surname Sherrer 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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Sherrer Spelling Variations


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Sherrer Spelling Variations



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

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Sherrer Early History


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Sherrer Early History



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

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Sherrer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sherrer Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Sherrer 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 Sherrer 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:

Sherrer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ulrick Sherrer, who landed in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Rudolff Sherrer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750

Sherrer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Vandeler Sherrer, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sherrer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sherrer (post 1700)



  • Gary Sherrer, American Democratic politician from Oklahoma, Oklahoma Secretary of the Environment (1995 to 1997)

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Sherrer Family Crest Products


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Sherrer Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Sherrer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sherrer 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 20 September 2013 at 12:17.

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