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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. 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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