A German surname the Scharlach family name originated in Bavarian, Hannover and Baden regions of Germany. And well as Switzerland. The Scharlach name refers to the scarlet color in German.
Spelling variations on Scharlach include Scharbach, Schar, Schartner and Scharbace.
Several central European nations have Scharlach families including Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Ukraine and Hungary.
The city of London in England is the main concentration for families with the Scharlach surname.
The states of Texas, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Iowa, Missouri, California, New York, Connecticut and Indiana in the United States have the largest numbers of Scharlach families. Several Scharlach families date back to the mid and late 1800s in the states of New Jersey and Illinois. In the U. S. Federal census of 2000 the Scharlach name was listed 150 times.
Famous: Karl Heinz Scharlach (international importer and exporter) and Edmund Scharlach (writer for Mork & Mindy and Scooby-Doo and film producer).