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The name comes from a Ukrainian name Sopih, from the root word "sop," which meant "wheeze."

Sapieha Early Origins



The surname Sapieha was first found in Smolensk, a city in present day Russia on the Dnieper River west-southwest of Moscow. The city had previously been a part of Lithuania and Poland. They were an ancient princely family from this region.

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Sapieha Spelling Variations


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Sapieha Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sapieha, Sapiecha and others.

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Sapieha Early History


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Sapieha Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sapieha research. Another 365 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1557, 1633, 1585, 1589, 1623, 1623, 1609, 1656, 1670, 1700, 1700, 1768, 1824, 1824, 1836, 1840, 1874, 1901, 1637, 1720, 1682, 1700, 1680, 1751, 1706, 1709, 1735, 1757, 1798, 1788 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Sapieha History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sapieha Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sapieha Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among those of the name Sapieha in this period were Jan Kazimierz Sapieha the Younger (c.1637-1720), who became a Grand Hetman of Lithuania in 1682, and was made a Duke in 1700; Jan Fryderyk Sapieha (1680-1751)...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sapieha 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: Ludwika Sapiecha of Plaski, Russia, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York in 1904, aboard the "Kronprinz Wilhelm" with her two year old son, Bronislaw Sapiecha.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sapieha (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sapieha (post 1700)



  • Adam Stefan Sapieha (1867-1951), Polish Archbishop of the Catholic church in Krakow, awarded the White Eagle Order in 1936, made a Cardinal in 1946
  • Leon Sapieha (1803-1878), Polish nobleman, political and economic activist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
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    The Sapieha Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sapieha 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 23 July 2013 at 11:53.

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