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SCHAMMES Origin of surname

SCHAMMES

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name derives from Jewish communal functionaries or titles. It also derives from an occupation, profession or trade.

Schammes is a German spelling of Shames, the name of the "synagogue servant" or "sexton".

Distinguished bearers of the Jewish family name Schammes include the 19th century German scholar, Salum Seligman Schammes.
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SCHAMMES Origin of surname
SCHAMMES

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name derives from Jewish communal functionaries or titles. It also derives from an occupation, profession or trade.

Schammes is a German spelling of Shames, the name of the "synagogue servant" or "sexton".

Distinguished bearers of the Jewish family name Schammes include the 19th century German scholar, Salum Seligman Schammes.
Written by researchers of ANU Museum of the Jewish People