is the ancestral home of the Singhas family. The Germans began using hereditary surnames
in the 12th century. Singhas is an occupational
name, which was derived from the kind of work done by the original bearer. It is a name for a singer. The name probably evolved from the German word "sanger," and it indicates that the family has an historical association with the profession of singing ballads.
Early Origins of the Singhas family
The surname Singhas was first found in the ancient walled city of Noerdlingen, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would play a prominent role in Bavarian history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Singhas family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Singhas research.Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1767, 1773, 1840, 1680 and 1749 are included under the topic Early Singhas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Singhas Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Singhas include Senger, Saenger, Singer, Sengher, Sanger, Sang and many more.
Early Notables of the Singhas family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the name Singhas in this period include Maria Renata Saenger von Mossau (1680-1749), a Bavarian nun executed for heresy, witch craft, apostasy and satanism, one of the... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Singhas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Singhas family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Singhas surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Johannes Senger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1734. Hermann Senger came in 1754; while Philip Henrich Seng came in 1747. Numerous bearers of the name arrived in New York City in 1893.