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Sauerwein Early Origins



The surname Sauerwein 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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Sauerwein Spelling Variations


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Sauerwein Spelling Variations



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

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Sauerwein Early History


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Sauerwein Early History



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

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Sauerwein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sauerwein Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Sauerwein 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 Sauerwein 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:

Sauerwein Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Sauerwein, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749

Sauerwein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wendel, I Sauerwein, who arrived in North America in 1836
  • Heinrich Sauerwein, who arrived in North America in 1837
  • Wendel Sauerwein, who landed in North America in 1837
  • Nicolaus Sauerwein, who landed in North America in 1837
  • Adam, II Sauerwein, who landed in North America in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sauerwein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sauerwein 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 28 July 2015 at 19:29.

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