× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017

Origins Available: Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish



Multiple Origins for the Surname Sorenson



Sorenson Early Origins



The surname Sorenson was first found in Brunswick, where the name Sorenson was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Close

Sorenson Spelling Variations


Expand

Sorenson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sorenson, Sörsen, Sorson, Sornson, Seurenson, Saurson, Sauernson, Sernson, Serenson, Surson, Sursen and many more.

Close

Sorenson Early History


Expand

Sorenson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sorenson research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sorenson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Sorenson Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Sorenson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sorenson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sorenson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elios Sorenson, aged 21, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anna Sorenson, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Andrew Sorenson, aged 28, who landed in America from Denmark, in 1893

Sorenson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anders Sorenson, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States from Sweden, in 1900
  • S M Sorenson, who landed in Mississippi in 1900 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • And Sorenson, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Copenhagen, in 1901
  • Agnes Sorenson, aged 3, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Albert Sorenson, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Sorenson (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Sorenson (post 1700)



  • Kent Sorenson (b. 1972), Republican politician and legislator
  • Jonathan "Jon" Sorenson (b. 1964), American academic and educator
  • Ferdinand Sorenson (1882-1966), prominent music educator in the U.S. state of Oregon as well as a conductor, composer
  • Reed Sorenson (b. 1986), American race car driver
  • Cleveland Sorenson, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Manistee County; Elected 1930
  • Charles W. Sorenson, American politician, Mayor of Bozeman, Montana, 1948-49
  • C. M. Sorenson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1936 (alternate), 1940
  • Axel Sorenson, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Clark County, 1956
  • Allan R. Sorenson (b. 1919), American Democrat politician, Member of University of Michigan Board of Regents; Elected 1961
  • Alexander V. Sorenson (1905-1982), American politician, Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska, 1965-69
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Sorenson Historic Events


Expand

Sorenson Historic Events




RMS Lusitania


Close

Sorenson Family Crest Products


Expand

Sorenson Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  11. ...

The Sorenson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sorenson 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest