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Also commonly listed as Xerri, We find this surname already documented in Militia Roster of 1419.

Most likely related to the Sicilian nickname Scerra, itself from sciarra, and means ‘brawl, dispute’. Arabic roots include sharra meaning ‘bad, wicked’, shirrii meaning ‘clandestine’ shirra meaning ‘anger’, or sharrî meaning ‘bold, impetuous’ — All refer to someone who is up for a fight.

The serrated diagonals on the coat of arms are associated with a continued family lineage, the or field represents success.

An image linked to a dedicated page about the Maltese surname Scerri or Xerri.
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