Scher Family History
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Scher Name Meaning
German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German schere, Middle Low German schere, Middle Dutch sceere, Yiddish sher ‘scissors’, ‘shears’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of scissors or shears, or for a barber, cloth cutter or possibly a sheep shearer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press