History of settlement

Socodor village is one of the oldest municipalities in the county of Arad. Before the Founding of the two villages were less common: Ghiurhe and Picer. From their union was formed community today what is called Socodor.
According to the book "History of the Arad county, written by Marcy Sandor, published in 1862 and guided us as archaeological artifacts dug during excavations carried out during 1930 to 1948 on the hill located 4 km south of the village edge in the Căoajdă called boundary can be said that human settlements dating back to the village of primitive ordering, before the XII century, the early and middle Bronze Age.
Old names that appear in common Socodor are Zekudor, Zecuduor, Zecudwar and Szekudwar. Common name is explained in two forms, but without any evidence, namely:
- The word derives from the word Hungarian Socodor Szec which means seat (residence) and Udvar word that means yard (owner).
- Socodor word would come from a forest surrounding the village elder at that time.
They say the old town Socodor that would date from around 1200 (not shown). When the Turks invaded Europe and crushed the Hungarian army at Monacs or Mountain side were not spared by the actions of the invaders robbery. They say the right bank of the White Cris, the place is common today, was a shock in the middle of forests which were few settlements that bands of Turkish Romanian have found their way to the mountain. Since the shock would have a name in Turkish similar houses in the forest group was called Socodor. Between 1600-1700 three settlements gathered in one place, where today the village is Socodor hearth. This hypothesis would explain the sloppy way in which the village streets today
It says that by 1300 at the border is a monastery called Căoajdă probably wood, which lasted until the Turkish occupation of Hungary when he was burned.