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Sawatzky Early Origins



The surname Sawatzky 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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Sawatzky Spelling Variations


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Sawatzky 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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Sawatzky Early History


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Sawatzky Early History



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

Sawatzky Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gertrud Sawatzky, aged 9, who landed in America, in 1896

Sawatzky Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anton Sawatzky, aged 20, who landed in America from Plungien, in 1903
  • Jakob Sawatzky, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Cziszupa, in 1903
  • Anna Sawatzky, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Osmony, in 1905
  • Julian Sawatzky, aged 22, who landed in America from Sawadi, in 1906
  • Chanie Sawatzky, aged 11, who settled in America from Cziory, Russia, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Sawatzky Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. 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).
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sawatzky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sawatzky 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 08:23.

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