Schur Family History
Schur Name Meaning
North German: from Middle Low German schūr ‘shower of rain’ or ‘bad storm’ in any of several possible senses. It may be a nickname for an easily excitable person an occupational name for the warden of a park or piece of common land (from the same word in the sense ‘protection’; compare Schuetz ) or a nickname from the same word in the sense ‘clever’. German (Schür): variant of Scheuer . Germanized form of Sorbian Žur: nickname from žur ‘leaven’ also ‘kind of drink made from hemp seeds’. Germanized form of Polish Żur (see Zur ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shor .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022