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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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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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