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Sonnenberg Early Origins



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.

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Sonnenberg Spelling Variations


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Sonnenberg Spelling Variations



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

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Sonnenberg Early History


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Sonnenberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sonnenberg research. 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.

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Sonnenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sonnenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sonnenberg 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:

Sonnenberg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Sonnenberg, who arrived in America in 1780

Sonnenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sonnenberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sonnenberg (post 1700)



  • Walter Adolf Sonnenberg (b. 1921), 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
  • Brian Sonnenberg MD, FRCP, clinical cardiologist at the University of Alberta Hospital

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sonnenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sonnenberg 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 19 April 2012 at 01:50.

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