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Subject: Re: origin of surname Smarr
Author: Andy ;---)   (guest)
Date: May 30, 2006 at 1:47 PM
Reply to: origin of surname Smarr by shannyc

If you assume, that the CH was omitted, SMARR (Schmarr) may be a German surname. It's not in my books and I have never heard of it. There is the German vocabulary word "Schmarre" or "Schmarren" or "Schmarrn" with several meanings: a Bavarian dish made from flour / a blow or stroke / a lump. The latter would make sense as a surname: a fat and lumpy person. But this is no more than a guess.

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