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Sonnenberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Sonnenberg family


The surname Sonnenberg 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.

Early History of the Sonnenberg family


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Another 372 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1337, 1388, 1722, and 1764 are included under the topic Early Sonnenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sonnenberg Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Sonnenberg family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Sonnenberg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sonnenberg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Sonnenberg, who arrived in America in 1780 [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)

Sonnenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Sonnenberg, who settled in Texas at the age of 38 in 1846
  • Fredk Sonnenberg, aged 42, who arrived in New York in 1854 [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)
  • Hermann Sonnenberg, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856
  • Joseph Sonnenberg, who arrived in America in 1856 [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)
  • Heinr Sonnenberg, who landed in America in 1868 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Sonnenberg (post 1700)


  • Walter Adolf Sonnenberg (b. 1921), American academic, the dean of New College, Florida, the business manager of the American Physiology Society, was a lieutenant commander in the army, and was decorated with a Bronze Star
  • Maurice Sonnenberg, senior American intelligence and financial advisor
  • Benjamin "Ben" Sonnenberg Jr. (1936-2010), American publisher and the founder of the literary magazine Grand Street
  • Joel Sonnenberg (b. 1977), American Christian motivational speaker
  • Benjamin Sonnenberg (1901-1978), Belarusian-born American public relations consultant
  • Jerry Sonnenberg (b. 1958), American politician, Member of the Colorado Senate (2015-)
  • Gustave Adolph Sonnenberg (1898-1944), American football player and professional wrestler, World Heavyweight Champion
  • Martin Sonnenberg (b. 1978), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey forward
  • Ralph Sonnenberg (b. 1934), Dutch billionaire, CEO of the Netherlands-based Hunter Douglas Group
  • Renée Sonnenberg (b. 1971), née Handfield, a Canadian silver medalist curler at the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, coach of the Danish national team at the 2010 Winter Olympics
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  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)

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