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The distinguished German surname Senders is of two possible origins. Firstly, the name may be derived from the personal name "Sanders," which is a diminutive of the popular Greek personal name "Alexander," meaning "protector." In this case, the surname would mean "son of Sanders." Alternatively, the name may be derived from the place name "Sand," the name of several towns in Germany. In this instance, the name would have been originally borne by someone hailing from one of these towns.

Senders Early Origins



The surname Senders was first found in the region of the Rhineland, where it is believed to have first emerged. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Heinrich Genannt (called) Sanders, who was a resident of Esslingen in 1283. The Senders family was a major contributor during this early period, playing a major role in the development of the region's society.

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Senders Spelling Variations


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Senders Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sanders, Zanders, Centers, Senders, Sander, Zander, Sender, Center, Senters and many more.

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Senders Early History


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Senders Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Senders research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1475 and 1848 are included under the topic Early Senders History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Senders Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Senders Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Senders Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gabriel Senter, who came to Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1709; Catharina Sanders, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1796; Albert Sanders, who sailed from Bremen to New York in 1866.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Senders (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Senders (post 1700)



  • A. G. Senders, American politician, Mayor of Albany, Oregon, 1939-41

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Senders Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Senders 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 January 2016 at 13:05.

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