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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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Sawatsky Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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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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