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Origins Available: German, Polish
Spelling variations of this family name include: Zurawski, Zuraw, Jerabek, Jarabek and others.
First found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jarabek research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jarabek History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Jarabek Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. Zurawski, who came to Texas in 1859; J. Zurawski, who settled in Texas in 1859; Barbara Jerabek, who settled in Baltimore in 1867; Clara Jerabek, who settled in Baltimore in 1878.
The Jarabek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jarabek 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.
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