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Sauer Early Origins



The surname Sauer was first found in Austria, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region. The family, which originated from the Sau river region, became prominent in local affairs in the Krain, Carinthian, and Styrian regions. Dieteri Galleri was the first to take on this name, and according to chronicles, appeared under the name Caspar Sauer as early as 1313. They branched into many cadet houses which played important roles in the national conflicts, as each group sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Sauer Spelling Variations


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Sauer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sauer, Sauerer, Sour, Sourer, Sauers, Sours, Zauer and many more.

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Sauer Early History


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Sauer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sauer research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1630, 1648, and 1668 are included under the topic Early Sauer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sauer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sauer Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Sauer were Georg Sauer von Kosiach, who became in 1556 the general of the Croatian border and commander of Carlstadt. His brother was a general...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sauer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sauer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Sauer came to Philadelphia in 1731
  • Henrich Sauer arrived in Philadelphia in 1733
  • Henrich Sauer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Johan Jacob Sauer arrived in Philadelphia in 1737
  • John William Sauer, aged 17, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1741
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sauer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip Sauer, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Maria Sauer came to Baltimore, Maryland in 1823
  • C Sauer, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Johannes Sauer, who arrived in America in 1832
  • W Sauer, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sauer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Otto H Sauer, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1928

Sauer Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Andrew Sauer, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Friederich Sauer, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Mathias Sauer, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Urbanus Sauer, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Welhelmina Sauer, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sauer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Wilhelm Sauer, aged 35, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sauer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sauer (post 1700)



  • Henry John "Hank" Sauer (1917-2001), American Major League Baseball left fielder, nicknamed "The Mayor of Wrigley Field," Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1952
  • Craig Curtis Sauer (b. 1973), American former NFL football player
  • John Edward "Johnny" Sauer (1925-1996), American football player, coach, and broadcaster
  • Louis Edward "Lou" Sauer (b. 1928), American architect and design theorist
  • Billy Sauer (b. 1988), American professional NHL ice hockey goaltender
  • Conrad Frederick Sauer (1866-1927), German American pharmacist, founder of C.F. Sauer Company
  • Kurt Christopher Sauer (b. 1981), American professional NHL ice hockey defenseman
  • George H. Sauer (1910-1994), American NFL football player, coach, college sports administrator, inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame (1954)
  • Martin Sauer (b. 1982), German rowing cox, six-time medalist
  • Emil George Conrad von Sauer (1862-1942), German composer, pianist, pupil of Franz Liszt

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Sauer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    11. ...

    The Sauer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sauer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 September 2016 at 14:39.

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