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Soffe Early Origins



The surname Soffe was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Soffe Spelling Variations


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Soffe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Saffe, Saffae, Safe, Saffes, Saeffe, Saeffes, Seaffe, Seafe, Saff and many more.

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Soffe Early History


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Soffe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Soffe research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1781 and 1863 are included under the topic Early Soffe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Soffe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Soffe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Soffe 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 were:

Soffe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Soffe, who arrived in America in 1804
  • John Soffe, who landed in America in 1804 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Soffe Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Sydney Soffe, aged 35, a joiner, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Glenlora" in 1873
  • Harriet Soffe, aged 37, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Glenlora" in 1873
  • Alice Soffe, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Glenlora" in 1873
  • John N. Soffe, aged 14, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888
  • Joseph Soffe, aged 12, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888

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Contemporary Notables of the name Soffe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Soffe (post 1700)



  • Vaughn C. Soffe, American politician, Mayor of Murray, Utah, 1971-77

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Soffe Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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The Soffe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Soffe 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 14:10.

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