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The surname Szymczak is of Polish origins. The name is derived from the personal name "Szymon," and the characteristic Polish suffix "-ski," meaning "son of." Thus, the name Szymczak means "son of Szymon."

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The surname Szymczak was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sxymanski, Syzmanczewski, Syzmaniecki, Szzymaniecki, Szymanowicz, Szymanowski and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Szymczak research. Another 262 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1460 is included under the topic Early Szymczak History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Szymczak Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Szymczak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century


  • George Szymczak, aged 3, who landed in America from Szymberga, Germany, in 1905
  • Jan Szymczak, aged 19, who settled in America from Ornaty, Russia, in 1906
  • Adam Szymczak, aged 19, who landed in America from Modle, Russia, in 1909
  • Anton Szymczak, aged 34, who landed in America from Sibler, Germany, in 1909
  • Apollonia Szymczak, aged 32, who settled in America from Sibler, Germany, in 1909


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  • Christian Szymczak (b. 1974), American racecar driver
  • Andrzej Szymczak (b. 1948), Polish former Olympic handball player
  • Ryszard W. Szymczak (1944-1996), Polish former footballer
  • Davie Szymczak (b. 1963), Canadian professional hockey player


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