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Schorr Early Origins



The surname Schorr was first found in Hamburg, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of the North Sea region, as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the feudal system.

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Schorr Spelling Variations


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Schorr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schorr, Schorrer, Schor, Schors, Schorer, Schorre, Schore and many more.

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Schorr Early History


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Schorr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schorr research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1289, 1294, 1618, 1671, 1615 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Schorr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schorr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schorr Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schorr 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:

Schorr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Georg Schorr, who came to Philadelphia in 1747
  • Johann Michael Schorr came to America in 1783
  • Johann Michael Schorr, who arrived in America in 1783

Schorr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Schorr, who settled in America in 1834
  • Ernst Schorr, aged 36, arrived in America in 1839
  • Jacob Schorr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841
  • John Schorr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841
  • Mathias Schorr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schorr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schorr (post 1700)



  • Todd Schorr (b. 1954), American pop surrealist painter
  • Daniel Schorr (b. 1916), American journalist, winner of three Emmy Awards for his television journalism
  • Theodore E. Schorr, American politician, Representative from New York 35th District, 1902
  • Jacob Schorr, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1934, 1938
  • Francis Schorr, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 2002
  • Edward D. Schorr, American Republican politician, Ohio Republican State Chair, 1931-45; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956
  • Richard Schorr (1867-1951), German astronomer, eponym of the Schoor lunar crater
  • Renen Schorr (b. 1952), Israeli film director, screenwriter, film producer
  • Moses Schorr (1874-1941), Polish historian, Bible scholar, orientalist
  • Israel Schorr (1886-1934), Polish-born, chazzan
  • ... (Another 1 notables 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. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schorr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schorr 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 22 October 2015 at 11:24.

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