Austrian family names, the distinguished surname Susser is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Austria 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 Susser is derived from the Germanic personal name Süss, meaning "sweet."
Early Origins of the Susser family
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 Susser family
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Susser Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Suess, Suss, Sues, Soeth (northern Germany) and many more.
Early Notables of the Susser family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Susser family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Susser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Susser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Susser (post 1700)
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