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  • Elizabeth Jane Shore (c.1445 - c.1527)
    Elizabeth "Jane" Shore (c.1445 – c.1527) was one of the many mistresses of King Edward IV of England, the first of the three whom he described respectively as "the merriest, the wiliest, and the holi...
  • Dinah Shore (1916 - 1994)
    Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore; February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality. She reached the height of her popularity as a recording artis...
  • Jonathan Shore (1648 - 1724)
  • Mitzi Lee Shore
    Mitzi Shore (née Saidel) (born July 25, 1930) is an American comedy club owner. She founded the Los Angeles comedy club, The Comedy Store in 1972 and became owner two years later. Through the club, s...

About the Shore surname

Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish S(c)hor(r) or Szor, variants of Schauer.

German and Austrian: occupational name for an official inspector, for example the official overseer of a market, from Middle High German schouwer, an agent derivative of schouwen ‘to inspect’.

Shore, Scher, Schur, etc., are "Levi" family names - either because members of the tribe of Levi opened the gate ( sha'ar ) of the Bait haMikdash (Holy Temple in Jerusalem) or because they sang songs ( shir ) during the Service.