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Shorr Early Origins



The surname Shorr 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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Shorr Spelling Variations


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Shorr Spelling Variations



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

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Shorr Early History


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Shorr Early History



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

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Shorr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shorr Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shorr 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 or some of its variants were: Hans Georg Schorr, who came to Philadelphia in 1747; as did Hans Mardin Schors in 1751. Johann Michael Schorr came to America in 1783. Christian Schorer came to Texas with his wife Johanne T. Mueller, as did Georg Schor in 1861..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shorr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shorr (post 1700)



  • Howard Shorr, American politician, Independent Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. 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).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Shorr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shorr 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 6 December 2017 at 11:47.

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