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Sawatsky Early Origins



The surname Sawatsky was first found in Silesia. The surname is a toponym for someone who came from Zawada or Zawady. Both are derived from the "zawada" which means "obstruction", "fortress", "obstacle" or "impediment" as in the toponyms Zawada and Zawady. Today, there are numerous places named Zawada and Zawady throughout modern-day Poland.

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Sawatsky Spelling Variations


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Sawatsky Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zawadsky, Zawadski, Zavadsky, Zawadzki, Zawada, Zawadowski, Zawadowsky, Sawadsky, Sawatsky, Sawatski, Sawatzky, Sawatzki, Zawatsky, Zawatzki and many more.

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Sawatsky Early History


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Sawatsky Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sawatsky research. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sawatsky History 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 were:

Sawatsky Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lukes Sawatsky, aged 38, who emigrated to America from Letunauno, in 1899

Sawatsky Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Efraim Sawatsky, aged 32, who settled in America from Keschnits, in 1900
  • Josef Sawatsky, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Grayawo, in 1901
  • Josef Sawatsky, aged 45, who landed in America from Suwalska, Province, in 1901
  • Osip Sawatsky, aged 22, who landed in America from Wilna, in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sawatsky (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sawatsky (post 1700)



  • Ferdinand John Sawatsky (b. 1948), Canadian author and journalist who was awarded the 1976 Michener Award
  • Rick Sawatsky (b. 1976), Canadian two-time silver medalist curler

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Sawatsky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sawatsky 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 8 June 2016 at 08:24.

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