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Sontag Early Origins



The surname Sontag was first found in the area of Wuerttemberg, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone modern Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses. They played an important role in the national conflicts in which each group sought supremacy in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Sontag Spelling Variations


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Sontag Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sonntag, Sonnentag, Sontag and others.

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Sontag Early History


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Sontag Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sontag research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1707, 1806, 1854, and 1876 are included under the topic Early Sontag History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sontag Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sontag Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sontag 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:

Sontag Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Sontag, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Jacob, Sontag Jr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Johan Lodwig Sontag, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Catrina Sontag, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Hans Adam Sontag, who landed in America in 1741
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sontag Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Sontag, aged 46, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • William Sontag, aged 40, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • G Conrad Sontag, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Michael Sontag, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1869
  • Theodore Sontag, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sontag (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sontag (post 1700)



  • Susan Sontag (1933-2004), American writer and filmmaker
  • John Sontag (1861-1893), born John Contant, an American West train robber from the Old West, brother of George Sontag
  • George Contant Sontag (b. 1864), born George C. Contant, an American West train robber from the Old West
  • Frederick Earl Sontag (1924-2009), American professor of philosophy and author
  • Frank M. Sontag (b. 1955), American radio personality
  • Eduardo Daniel Sontag (b. 1951), Argentine-born, American mathematician, and Professor at the Rutgers University
  • David Sontag, American professional wrestler and actor, known for his roles in Ocean's Twelve (2004), Ocean's Eleven (2001) and Jack and Jill (2011)
  • Brett Sontag (b. 1970), American professional stock car driver
  • Alan M. Sontag (b. 1946), American bridge player and author of The Bridge Bum
  • Gertrude Walpurgis Sontag (1806-1854), Henriette, Countess Rossi, a German operatic soprano
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Sontag Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sontag 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 8 December 2015 at 11:11.

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