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Sorahan Early Origins



The surname Sorahan was first found in County Waterford (Irish: Port Láirge), anciently the Deise region, on the South coast of Ireland in the Province of Munster, where Henry O'Sourehan was accused of theft but not found guilty.

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Sorahan Spelling Variations


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Sorahan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sorahan, Soraghan, Soran, O'Sorahan, O'Soraghan and others.

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Sorahan Early History


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Sorahan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sorahan research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1632, 1663, and 1665 are included under the topic Early Sorahan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sorahan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sorahan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sorahan 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:

Sorahan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Abbey and Catherine Sorahan and Pat Sorahan and his family, who immigrated to New York in 1847
  • Patrick Sorahan, who landed in New York in 1848
  • Andrew and Eleanor Sorahan, who arrived in New York in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sorahan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sorahan (post 1700)



  • Neil Sorahan, Irish head of treasury at Ryanair
  • Tom Sorahan MD, English Professor in Occupational Epidemiology at Birmingham University, England

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    8. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
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    The Sorahan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sorahan 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 6 November 2014 at 15:54.

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