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Shors Early Origins



The surname Shors 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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Shors Spelling Variations


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Shors Spelling Variations



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

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Shors Early History


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Shors Early History



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

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Shors Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shors Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shors 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. 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. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Shors Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shors 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 November 2012 at 13:16.

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