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Verschuer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Verschuer family


The surname Verschuer was first found in East Prussia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

Early History of the Verschuer family


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Verschuer Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schevermann, Scheurmann, Scheur, van der Scheur, von Scheur and many more.

Early Notables of the Verschuer family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Verschuer family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lysbet VerSchuren, who arrived in New Netherland in 1663; Leysbet Verschuren, who came to New Netherland in 1663; Peter Scheur, who arrived sometime between 1709 and 1710.

Contemporary Notables of the name Verschuer (post 1700)


  • Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer (1896-1969), German human biologist and geneticist
  • Helmut von Verschuer (b. 1926), German European Commission official
  • Otto van Verschuer (1927-2014), Dutch politician

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