Bavaria, Germany 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
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
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Early Notables of the Singhas family (pre 1700)
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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.
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