This surname Sadovnik comes from a place name where the original bearer of the name would have resided. The roots of this name are the Polish word "sad," which means "orchard," and the possessive suffix "ow." There are many towns in Poland that have names built from these roots. The bear of the name Sadovnik would have originally been from one of those towns.
Early Origins of the Sadovnik family
The surname Sadovnik was first found in Lemberg (Lwow,) a province of Poland. It is bounded by Lublin, Cracow, Tarnopol and Stanislawow. The main cities are those of Lemberg, Prezymysl, Drohobycz, Rzeszow, Jaraslow, Sambor and Sanock. The town of Lemberg was an important trading post with the east. While Polish represents the majority of its peoples there is also a major Ukrainian representation. 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.
Early History of the Sadovnik family
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Sadovnik Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sadkowski, Sadlowski, Zadkowski, Zadlowski, Sadowski, Sadowsky, Sadownik, Sadovski, Sadovnik, Sadowsky, Sadovnikov, Sadovshchikov and many more.
Early Notables of the Sadovnik family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sadovnik family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sadovnik Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Litman Sadovnik, aged 17, originally from Libko, Roumania, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Finland" from Antwerp, Belgium CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66H-549 : 6 December 2014), Litman Sadovnik, 30 Oct 1920; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Finland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Contemporary Notables of the name Sadovnik (post 1700)
- Sammy Sadovnik, American soccer commentator for the Fútbol de Primera radio network
- Yekaterina Sadovnik (b. 1986), Kazakhstani breast stroke swimmer at the 2008 Summer Olympics