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Type Surname
Usage German

Meaning & History

Derived from the Middle Low German word “scherl” or “scherle,” which means “small shield.” It may have been from a person known for carrying a small shield, a person who lived near a small shield-shaped sign or symbol, or a person who lived in a place named after the small shield.
Added 12/15/2020 by IPeeOnApples
Edited 12/21/2022 by IPeeOnApples