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The roots of the distinguished German surname Shugert can be traced back to the state of Thuringia, where the name first emerged. "Shugert" is the Thuringian form of the Middle High German word "schuochworhte," which means "shoemaker."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuchardt, Shugart, Schugard, Schuchart, Schuchard, Schuckert, Schucker, Shugard, Shugert, Shugerd, Shugardt and many more.
First found in the region of Thuringia, where it first emerged as a surname. At around the same time, the name was emerging in other regions in forms that correspond to other German dialects; for example, the name "Schubert" could be found in Saxony and Silesia, and "Schaumann" emerged in Westphalia.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shugert research. Another 252 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1404, 1461, 1580, 1657, 1705, 1730, 1734, 1778, and 1802 are included under the topic Early Shugert History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shugert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Martin Shugart, Christoph Schuchard and Adam Schuchard, German mercenaries who participated in the American Revolution, George Shugardt, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1840.
The Shugert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shugert 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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