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Sonne Early Origins



The surname Sonne was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from noble beginnings gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society and its lands in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches throughout Europe, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Sonne Spelling Variations


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Sonne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sonnenberg, Sonnenburg, Sonneberg, Sonneburg, Sonnenbourg, Sonnberg, Sonnburg, Sonnberger and many more.

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Sonne Early History


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Sonne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sonne research. Another 372 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1337, 1388, 1722, and 1764 are included under the topic Early Sonne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sonne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sonne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sonne 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: Heinrich Sonnberg, who came to America at the age of 41 in 1776. Hermann Sonnenberg came to Philadelphia in 1856; while Heinrich Sonnenberg settled in Texas at the age of 38 in 1846. Carl Sonnberger came with his family to New York City in 1882..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sonne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sonne (post 1700)



  • C. M. Sonne, American Republican politician, Mayor of Titusville, Pennsylvania, 1960

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Sonne Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Sonne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sonne 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 25 November 2015 at 09:48.

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