Scharnhorst Family History
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Scharnhorst Name Meaning
North German: habitational name from any of various places, for example near Dortmund and near Celle, apparently so named from the Germanic elements skarn ‘damp’, ‘dirty’ + horst ‘wooded hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Steinhorst, Scharrer, Bornhorst, Walkenhorst, Schoenborn, Hayhurst