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Type Surname (from nickname, ornamental & from occupation)
Other Forms FormsSchon, Schön

Meaning & History

German (Schön) nickname for a handsome or pleasant man, from Middle High German schoene ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’; ‘refined’, ‘friendly’, ‘nice’.
Jewish (Ashkenazic) ornamental name from the same German vocabulary word, in any of its senses.

Dutch metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker, from schoen ‘shoe’.
Added 7/5/2017 by LMS
Edited 7/24/2017 by LMS