Hlavaty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Hlavaty surname is derived from the Polish root word "glowa," which means "head."
Early Origins of the Hlavaty family
The surname Hlavaty 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.
Important Dates for the Hlavaty family
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Hlavaty Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hlavacek, Hlavac, Hlovaski, Hlobeczy, Glowacki, Glowaczy, Hlobecki, Hloweczy and many more.
Early Notables of the Hlavaty family (pre 1700)
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Hlavaty migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hlavaty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Antone Hlavaty, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906 
- ^ 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)