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The Polish surname Jackwetz is of patronymic origin, that is, the name was created from the first name of the original bearer's father. In this instance, the surname is derived from the Polish name Jacek, which is the equivalent of the English Jack.

Jackwetz Early Origins



The surname Jackwetz was first found in Wielkopolska, or "Great Poland," the historical region that incorporates today's districts of Kalisz, Poznan, Leszno and Konin. 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.

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Jackwetz Spelling Variations


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Jackwetz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jackowicz, Jakowski, Jackiewicz, Jackowiak and many more.

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Jackwetz Early History


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Jackwetz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jackwetz research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 150 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Jackwetz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jackwetz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jackwetz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jackwetz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michael Jackowitz, who came to Maryland some time between the years 1900 and 1910; Anna Jackowska, who arrived in Baltimore in 1909 aboard the "SS Hannover".

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Jackwetz Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    7. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Jackwetz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jackwetz Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 February 2014 at 09:16.

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