nickname origin, deriving from the German word "sorge" meaning "sorrow." Alternatively, it may be a habitation name, referring to the town of Sorge located in Saxony. A branch of the Sorgel family may have sprung from a resident of this area.
Early Origins of the Sorgel family
Early History of the Sorgel family
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Sorgel Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sorg, Sorge, Sörgel, and Sorghe and others.
Early Notables of the Sorgel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sorgel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Dieboldt Sorg, who immigrated to Pennsylvania with his family in 1753; Johann Julius Sorge, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754; Andreas Sorg, a Waldecker mercenary who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War, Friedrich Sorge and his wife Louise Kahlem, who came to Texas in 1846.
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