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Where did the German Nowaczyk family come from? What is the German Nowaczyk family crest and coat of arms? When did the Nowaczyk family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Nowaczyk family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Novak, Nowak, Novack, Nowack, Novek, Noveck, Novotny, Novy, Nowey, Nowy, Nowacki, Nowik, Naujock, Naucke, Novik, Nowik, Nowick, Novicki, Nowag, Nowakowski, Nowinski and many more.
First found in East Prussia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. They would eventually become Barons in Silesia with their main seat being at Fridland.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nowaczyk research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1771 and 1830 are included under the topic Early Nowaczyk History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Nowaczyk Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adolf Novak, who arrived in New York in 1886; Franz Novak, who was on a list of passengers, who arrived in New York in 1882; Johann Novak, age 24, who arrived on a ship in Baltimore in 1874.
The Nowaczyk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nowaczyk 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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