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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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. 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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