Scherf Family History
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Scherf Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Low German scherf, a coin worth half a penny, possibly applied as a nickname for a poor person. German: nickname from Middle High German scharpf, scherf ‘sharp’, ‘rough’, ‘eager’. German: habitational name from places in the Rhineland named Scherf, or from Scherfede near Warburg.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Scher, Ascher, Schorr, Scharf, Schenk, Scheid, Schur, Scheff, Schopf