As with many Austrian
family names, the distinguished surname Sues is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
were the patronymic
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Austrian
and German patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The name Sues is derived from the Germanic personal name
Süss, meaning "sweet."
Early Origins of the Sues family
The surname Sues was first found in the regions of southern Austria
, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many lines of the same house founded different branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their contributions to society.
Early History of the Sues family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sues research.Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1620, 1698, 1738, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Sues History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sues Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Sues include Suess, Suss, Sues, Soeth (northern Germany) and many more.
Early Notables of the Sues family (pre 1700)
During this period prominent bearers of the name Sues were Josef Suess (1698-1738), who was the financial aide to Duke Carl Alexander of Wuerttemberg. Suess amassed a fortune in the Duke's service, but after the Duke's death was... Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sues Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sues family to the New World and Oceana
After the First World War, Austria
became a republic. The Treaty of Versailles broke up the empire in 1919 and many of the Sudeten Germans were incorporated into the new nation of Czechoslovakia. In the 20th century, many Austrians migrated to other parts of Germany
or Europe, as well as to North America. In the United States, the majority of settlers landed in Philadelphia, and moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Many German settlers also migrated to Canada, particularly Ontario and the Prairies. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Sues were
Sues Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Joseph Sues, aged 25, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 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)
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- ^ 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)