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Scharf Name Meaning

South German: nickname for an energetic, active person, from Middle High German scharf, scharpf ‘sharp-cutting’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Scherf, Sharf, Schaaf, Schaff, Schorr, Schwarm, Schlaff, Schatz

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Scharf Family Origin

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Scharf Family Occupations

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  • F S A Civil Service Office Keeper & Sec The Nat Portait Gallry

    100%

In 1881, the most common Scharf occupation in the UK was F S A Civil Service Office Keeper & Sec The Nat Portait Gallry. 100% of Scharf's were F S A Civil Service Office Keeper & Sec The Nat Portait Gallrys.

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Scharf Historical Records

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Scharf Life Expectancy

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Famous Scharf Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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