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The German surname Sorghe has two possible origins. The name may be of 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 Sorghe family may have sprung from a resident of this area.

Sorghe Early Origins



The surname Sorghe was first found in the city of Sorge, where it is believed that Heinrich Sorge, the earliest recorded bearer of the name, was living in 1296. The Sorghe family was instrumental during this early period, playing an important role in the development of medieval society.

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Sorghe Spelling Variations


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Sorghe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sorg, Sorge, Sörgel, and Sorghe and others.

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Sorghe Early History


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Sorghe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sorghe research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1325, 1383, 1773, 1827, 1743 and 1821 are included under the topic Early Sorghe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sorghe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sorghe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sorghe 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 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Sorghe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sorghe 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 13 March 2014 at 16:07.

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