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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. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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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