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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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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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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