Jerabek History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Jerabek family
The surname Jerabek 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 Jerabek family
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Jerabek Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Jerabek, Jarzabkowski, Jarzebinkski, Jarzebkowski and many more.
Early Notables of the Jerabek family (pre 1700)
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Jerabek migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Jerabek Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Barbara Jerabek, who settled in Baltimore in 1867
- Clara Jerabek, who settled in Baltimore in 1878
- Antonia Jerabek, who arrived in New York, NY in 1880
- Alosia Jerabek, who settled in New York, NY in 1880
- Anna Jerabek, who arrived in Baltimore in 1892
Contemporary Notables of the name Jerabek (post 1700)
- Charles A. Jerabek, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly 3rd District, 1969-72 
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html